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LISW2017 comes of age and is hailed as the best yet

LISW2017 comes of age and is hailed as the  best yet
LISW17 opening the London Stock Exchange Monday September 11th, 2017 LONDON: SEPT 18TH, 2017: London International Shipping Week 2017 has been hailed a resounding success with thousands of global shipping industry leaders attending more than 160 official events throughout the week. Initial estimates...
September 18th, 2017 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, News, People and Places, Story of the Month | Read More

Maersk man on “what the Blue MBA means to me”

Maersk man on “what the Blue MBA means to me”
Brian Noe Kristensen. Maersk man on “what the Blue MBA means to me” By James Brewer For the past two years, Brian Noe Kristensen has been handling an extra professional challenge alongside his job in the top echelons of the AP Moller-Maersk transport and logistics group. His reward for his dedication...
September 15th, 2017 | Academia, Maritime Education and Training, News, People and Places | Read More

Interview with Mitsuhiko Kidogawa, Regional Manager of Europe and Africa, ClassNK London Office

Interview with Mitsuhiko Kidogawa, Regional Manager of Europe and Africa, ClassNK London Office
Mitsuhiko Kidogawa Among other things our viewers have already read and seen  during the LISW 2017 we bring you this very down to earth business news, the Interview with Mitsuhiko Kidogawa,  who has been recently appointed Regional Manager of Europe and Africa, in ClassNK’s London Office: Could...
September 15th, 2017 | Classification Societies, News, People and Places, Person Profiles | Read More

UGS president Theodore Veniamis meets UK’s minister for Transport John Hays during LISW2017

UGS president Theodore Veniamis meets UK’s minister for Transport John Hays during LISW2017
Theodore Veniamis Meeting of the President of the UGS, Mr. Theodore Veniamis,  with the UK Minister of State for Transport, Mr. John Hayes The President of the UGS, Mr. Theodore Veniamis, accepting a formal invitation, visited London on the occasion of the London International Shipping Week and had...
September 14th, 2017 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, News, People and Places, Politics and Government, Shipping Centers | Read More

Young professionals say London shipping must be adaptable and competitive

Young professionals say London shipping must be adaptable and competitive
Claudio Chiste, SPNL Chairman, A new survey by The Shipping Professional Network in London (SPNL) has found  that London must adapt to a fast-changing environment and improve its competitive edge in order to remain a relevant global maritime centre. Respondents to the survey also identified access...
September 13th, 2017 | People and Places, Special Surveys | Read More

Joint Propeller Club Reception hears of anti-piracy team’s India nightmare

Joint Propeller Club Reception hears of anti-piracy team’s India nightmare
Cdr Ian Millen greeting guests The London Propeller Club and Liverpool and North-West Propeller Club co-hosted a successful reception earlier on tonight at the historic, grandly appointed premises of the Naval Club in Mayfair, during London International Shipping Week, LISW 2017; Anna Kaparaki was there...
September 12th, 2017 | Charity, Clubs, Events, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, News, People and Places, Piracy and Terrorism | Read More

Charles I heads Royal Academy’s programme for 2018

Charles I heads Royal Academy’s programme for 2018
Charles I. By Anthony van Dyck Charles I heads Royal Academy’s programme for 2018 Long before he lost his head to victorious Parliamentary forces, Charles I of England, Scotland and Ireland lost his head to masterpieces of art. He built a remarkable collection of pictures in a prolific spending spree...
September 9th, 2017 | Art and auctions, Events, Exhibitions, People and Places | Read More

Capers volatility lift the BDI and Wets too amid nature’s tempest…

Capers volatility lift the BDI and Wets too amid nature’s tempest…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained another 36 points earlier on and now reads 1,332; on a weekly basis it was up 150 points raising hopes but we want you all to stay put until the BDI goes over and above the  2,200 points – the December 2013 level! The Wets were also up but with very...
September 8th, 2017 | Chartering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Container shipping, Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Energy, Environment, Events, Exhibitions, Markets, Military, News, Oil Industry, People and Places, Piracy and Terrorism, Pollution, Ports & Terminals, Safety and Security, Sailing, Shipping Indices, Sports, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Weather, Yachting | Read More

SeaFocus celebrates the brains and the glamour of the maritime sector

SeaFocus celebrates the brains and the glamour of the maritime sector
SeaFocus celebrates the brains and the glamour of the maritime sector  By James Brewer A flourishing career in maritime business has spurred in Ulla Keino the ambition to help make the sector “the sexiest industry in the world.” Ms Keino with her team at SeaFocus Executive Maritime Business Platform...
September 8th, 2017 | Communication, Education and Training, Events, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Maritime Education and Training, People and Places | Read More

New Champions usher in new era for Skiff sailors

New Champions usher in new era for Skiff sailors
Matasinhos, Portugal (2 September 2017) – Another day meant another obstacle from mother nature at the 2017 International 49er and FX World Championship, where an unstable land breeze teased the gold medal fleets this morning for their 10 AM start.  Both the men’s 49er and the women’s FX skiff...
September 2nd, 2017 | Events, News, People and Places, Sailing, Sports, Weather, Yachting | Read More

Winner of the Contemporary British Painting Prize 2017 by a yard

Winner of the Contemporary British Painting Prize 2017 by a yard
Robert Priseman, Louise Giovanelli and Narbi Price. Winner of the Contemporary British Painting Prize 2017 by a yard By James Brewer  A television series hugely popular half a century ago was remarkably the focus of the winning entry in the Contemporary British Painting Prize 2017. Narbi Price, an artist...
August 28th, 2017 | Art and auctions, Events, Exhibitions, Film Industry, News, Paintings and Sculpture, People and Places, Social Columns | Read More

Clay Maitland to receive Lifetime Achievement Award– no retirement in sight!

Clay Maitland to receive Lifetime Achievement Award– no retirement in sight!
Clay Maitland August 15, 2017 – NAMEPA (North American Marine Environment Protection Association) Chairman Joe Hughes announced today that Clay Maitland will receive NAMEPA’s Lifetime Achievement Award.  Maitland, who is a Managing Partner of International Registries, Inc (Marshall Islands Ship...
August 21st, 2017 | Associations, Awards, Environment, Events, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, People and Places | Read More

FONASBA Announces Winner of the 2017 Young Ship Agent or Broker Award

FONASBA Announces Winner of the 2017 Young Ship Agent or Broker Award
  Niklas Soltow of  SCA Logistics GmbH FONASBA is very pleased to announce that the winner of its Young Ship Agent or Broker Award for 2017 is Niklas Soltow of SCA Logistics GmbH of Germany The Award was introduced in 2015 with the aim of encouraging members of the ship agency and ship broking...
August 21st, 2017 | Academia, Associations, Awards, Chartering, Events, HR, People and Places, Person Profiles, Sales and Purchases, Ship Agencies | Read More

Blue MBA graduation ceremony reminded of urgent industry need for high degree of talent

Blue MBA graduation ceremony reminded of urgent industry need for high degree of talent
The Graduates, Class of 2017 of the Executive MBA in Shipping & Logistics Prominent maritime personalities, including a leader at the world’s largest container shipping company and a key figure in the marine insurance sector, were among those congratulating graduates from the Class of 2017 of the...
August 17th, 2017 | Academia, Events, HR, Logistics, Maritime Education and Training, News, People and Places, Shipmanagement, Shipping Centers, Story of the Month | Read More

The BDI@1,207 with uncertain forthcoming trade rules

The BDI@1,207 with uncertain forthcoming trade rules
John Faraclas The BDI was up 38 points and now reads 1,207 thanks to the volatile Capers with yet another triple digit spike… The geopolitics will engage new trade rules for a multiple of reasons to benefit only the state and the very few; John Faraclas’ midweek recap: The Capers’ BCI gained 169...
August 16th, 2017 | Chartering, Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Maritime Education and Training, Markets, News, People and Places, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

Lawrence Waterman joins the British Safety Council as new Chairman

Lawrence Waterman joins the British Safety Council as new Chairman
Lawrence Waterman, Chairman of British Safety Council Mike Robinson, Chief Executive of the British Safety Council, has announced the appointment of Lawrence Waterman, a passionate health and safety campaigner, as the new Chairman of the British Safety Council. Lynda Armstrong OBE, Chair of the British...
August 7th, 2017 | Associations, Health and Safety, HR, People and Places, Person Profiles | Read More

Greek Shipping Hall of Fame is now accepting nominations for 2017-18

Greek Shipping Hall of Fame is now accepting nominations for 2017-18
View from a previous event The Greek Shipping Hall of Fame is now accepting new nominations for the 2017-18 Induction Season. The deadline for receipt of submissions this year is Friday September 8. Nominations from the public are welcome, however acceptance is subject to a number of conditions. To receive...
August 3rd, 2017 | Awards, Events, Maritime History and Museums, News, People and Places | Read More

First Woman Chief Executive for Transnet National Ports Authority

First Woman Chief Executive for Transnet National Ports Authority
Ms Shulami Qalinge Ms Shulami Qalinge has been appointed Chief Executive (CE) of Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA), becoming the first female CE of the organisation. Qalinge succeeds Mr Richard Vallihu who has been appointed Group Executive: Operational Readiness, Transnet Corporate Centre....
August 1st, 2017 | Associations, Company Profiles, HR, Organisations, People and Places, Person Profiles, Ports & Terminals, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Yao Cong’s immersive works retranslate human feelings

Yao Cong’s immersive works retranslate human feelings
Still from ‘Uncertain Game.’ Yao Cong’s immersive works retranslate human feelings By James Brewer A Chinese artist working in London, Yao Cong produces innovative video work challenging viewers to rethink gender, fantasies, and the power of demonisation and cliché. He has again shown his flair...
July 28th, 2017 | Art and auctions, Exhibitions, Paintings and Sculpture, People and Places, Person Profiles, Photography | Read More

Anything Goes?

Anything Goes?
Anna McNay and a Susie Hamilton canvas. Anything Goes? Contemporary British Painting at Art Bermondsey Project Space By James Brewer For more than a century, pundits have avowed that contemporary painting has reached the limits of its possibilities, but, to paraphrase Mark Twain, reports of its death...
July 27th, 2017 | Art and auctions, Exhibitions, Paintings and Sculpture, People and Places, Person Profiles | Read More

The Environment: an interview with Antipollution’s CEO Byron Vassiliades

The Environment: an interview with Antipollution’s CEO Byron Vassiliades
Byron Vassiliades Following recent environmental issues, developments, events as well as incidents, Allaboutshipping’s Anny Zade met with with Antipollution’s CEO Byron Vassiliades and asked him certain questions; herebelow viewers can read the entire interview: 1.How have states and port authorities...
July 19th, 2017 | Emissions, Environment, Groundings, Health and Safety, Marine Insurance, Maritime Accidents, News, Oceanology, Oil Spill, People and Places, Pollution, Safety and Security, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals, Underwater Shipping | Read More

Greek International Women Awards – GIWA

Greek International Women Awards – GIWA
Sofia Konstantopolou- Papadopoulos during her greetings speech from the London May 2017 event with members of the GIWA secretariat 10th July 2017, London   – The Greek International Women Awards (GIWA) have been created to recognize and reward the internationally distinguished professional achievements...
July 10th, 2017 | Awards, Events, People and Places | Read More

Market’s fall might ignite an unprecedented shipping mess…

Market’s fall might ignite an unprecedented shipping mess…
John N. Faraclas The BDI lost 47 points earlier on today and now reads 847; the Geopolitics too are getting conspicuously messy. John Faraclas’ daily market brief: The Capers lead today’s fall with nearly 100 points loss and the BCI 2014 now reads 901 – down 96 points – about to break below the...
July 5th, 2017 | Awards, Books, Charity, Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Environment, Events, Flags, HR, Legal, Marine Insurance, Markets, News, P and I Clubs, People and Places, Person Profiles, Reports, Safety and Security, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals, Shipmanagement, Shipping Indices, Social Columns, Statistics, Story of the Day, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Copenhagen Business School has been honoured at an international ceremony with a major accreditation award.

Copenhagen Business School has been honoured at an international ceremony with a major accreditation award.
Andrew Main Wilson, CEO AMBA The Association of MBAs (AMBA) presented representatives of the Copenhagen institution with the 100-years milestone award, recognising its century of achievement. The accolade was bestowed in Dubai, at the AMBA Global Deans and Directors Conference. Among the CBS delegation...
July 5th, 2017 | Academia, Associations, Awards, Events, HR, Maritime Education and Training, News, People and Places, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Winners announced for the Seatrade Awards 2017

Winners announced for the Seatrade Awards 2017
Seatrade Lifetime Achievement Award winner George J. Procopiou with IMO secretary-general Kitack Lim, ABS evp Kirsi Tikka, and Seatrade chairman Chris Hayman George J. Procopiou, Founder of Sea Traders S.A., Dynacom Tankers Management Ltd and Dynagas Ltd. wins Seatrade Awards Lifetime Achievement accolade Friday...
July 3rd, 2017 | Awards, Events, HR, News, People and Places | Read More