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London International Shipping Week Daily News Briefing – 3

London International Shipping Week Daily News Briefing – 3
A view of the Square Mile Daily News Briefing News in and around LISW19 In the 09/12/2019 edition: Baltic Exchange launches new ship operating expenses assessment ABS Supports Amver Awards Honoring UK’s Commitment to Saving Lives at Sea DNV GL: Flexibility is the key as shipping transitions to a lower...
September 12th, 2019 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, News, People and Places, Reports | Read More

LR further strengthens Piraeus team

LR further strengthens Piraeus team
Theodosis Stamatellos LR further strengthens Piraeus team Lloyd’s Register has announced new appointments within its Business Development function in Piraeus, reflecting its ongoing commitment to service excellence. We are delighted to welcome Nikos Skaribas to Piraeus as Area New Buildings Business...
September 6th, 2019 | Classification Societies, Company Profiles, HR, People and Places, Person Profiles | Read More

Honouring Capt. Orlando Allard

Honouring Capt. Orlando Allard
A great moment for Captain Orlando Allard; here with Panama Canal Administrator Jorge Quijano Honouring Capt. Orlando Allard Captain Orlando Allard was honoured today with the medal of the Panama Canal Expansion Programme for his contributions during more than 30 years in the Canal, as a towboat master,...
August 12th, 2019 | Awards, HR, News, People and Places, Person Profiles | Read More

Christian Siriano is Forever Fierce!

Christian Siriano is Forever Fierce!
. Christian Siriano is Forever Fierce! by Elena Sendoa Beyond talented and with strong work ethic, Christian Siriano at 33-years-old is already a red carpet staple. A-listers such as Taylor Swift, Mariah Carey, Celine Dion, Sarah Jessica Parker, and Zendaya are stunning the world clad in Siriano’s...
August 9th, 2019 | Consumers Market, Fashion, News, People and Places | Read More

Marine and logistics company, Williams Shipping, is celebrating its 125th anniversary in 2019.

Marine and logistics company, Williams Shipping, is celebrating its 125th anniversary in 2019.
All the Directors and partners. Jonathan Williams (MD Logistics), Victoria Williams, Ulla Williams, Philip Williams (MD Marine), Colin Williams (Director) Heather Williams, Chris Williams (Director – Willbox), Emily Walden, Mary Williams, Eric Williams (Chairman) Marine and logistics company, Williams...
July 30th, 2019 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Anniversaries, Company Profiles, Energy, Events, Logistics, Marine Equipment Products and Services, People and Places, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More

Carolina Herrera Gives Us Joy!

Carolina Herrera Gives Us Joy!
. Carolina Herrera Gives Us Joy! by Elena Sendona Wes Gordon is the man at the helm of a historic fashion house that represents the vision of a woman. The look is always attention-getting, impeccable, and easy-to-wear. The colors in the palette are joyful; a reason to celebrate femininity with a big...
July 22nd, 2019 | Fashion, News, People and Places | Read More

An exceptional wedding in a beautiful setting

An exceptional wedding in a beautiful setting
From the holy wedding ceremony – the crowning An exceptional wedding in a beautiful setting On July 12th 2019, we had the pleasure to attend an emotional and joyful event under the blue sky and by the beautiful shoreline of one of the most evocative locations of Greece. Anny Zade was there: Our...
July 17th, 2019 | Events, People and Places, Religion, Social Columns, Story of the Month | Read More

The BDI@1,816 makes waves… but Geopolitical CAUTION is advised… whilst WISTA-UK celebrates its 45th Anniversary

The BDI@1,816 makes waves… but Geopolitical CAUTION is advised… whilst WISTA-UK celebrates its 45th Anniversary
John Faraclas The BDI@1,816 makes waves… but Geopolitical CAUTION is advised… whilst WISTA-UK celebrates its 45th Anniversary The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) reach new heights with the Panamaxes and Capes performing well despite international tension and rise of the WTI… WISTA’s UK  45th Anniversary...
July 11th, 2019 | Anniversaries, Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Energy, Environment, Events, HR, IMO, Markets, News, People and Places, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

SCF celebrates the Day of Russian Sea and River Fleet Workers

SCF celebrates the Day of Russian Sea and River Fleet Workers
Sergey Frank at the centre flanked by the company’s senior fleet officers SCF celebrates the Day of Russian Sea and River Fleet Workers On the eve of Russia’s Day of Marine and River Fleet Workers, celebrated on the first Sunday of July, Sovcomflot held a traditional meeting of the company’s...
July 9th, 2019 | Events, HR, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, People and Places | Read More

Takis: Tate Modern’s take on a master of kinetic art

Takis: Tate Modern’s take on a master of kinetic art
In the magnetic orbit of Takis. Takis: Tate Modern’s take on a master of kinetic art By James Brewer At the age of 93, the Greek artist Takis is working full tilt. In his hillside studio overlooking Athens, the “sculptor of magnetism, light and sound” is exploring solar power and other alternative...
July 7th, 2019 | Art and auctions, Events, Exhibitions, Paintings and Sculpture, People and Places | Read More

Britannia Celebrates 30 years since the Granting of the Tokyo Branch Licence

Britannia Celebrates 30 years since the Granting of the Tokyo Branch Licence
Mitsuhiko Ida heads up Britannia’s branch office in Tokyo Britannia Celebrates 30 years since the Granting of the Tokyo Branch Licence Britannia’s branch office in Tokyo has just celebrated 30 years since the granting of its licence by the Japanese Ministry of Finance (now the Financial Services...
July 1st, 2019 | Anniversaries, Company Profiles, Events, P and I Clubs, People and Places | Read More

New Council Takes the Helm at Singapore Shipping Association

New Council Takes the Helm at Singapore Shipping Association
Caroline Yang, Chief Executive of Hong Lam Marine, is the first femalePresident in SSA’s 34 year history New Council Takes the Helm at Singapore Shipping Association First female President elected in SSA’s 34-year  history   The Council of the Singapore Shipping Association (SSA) – the...
June 27th, 2019 | Associations, People and Places | Read More

The BDI@1,082; Supras “spoil” the broth…

The BDI@1,082; Supras “spoil” the broth…
The BDI@1,082; Supras “spoil” the broth… John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) ended up 16 points earlier on today following the long weekend due to the spring Holiday as well as due to end of the European Union’s election process. Now if we have so far stressed the perplexed and enigmatic...
May 28th, 2019 | Arctic Shipping, Art and auctions, Associations, Charity, Chartering, Classification Societies, Climate, Construction, Consumers Market, Container shipping, Containers, Cruise Ferry, Cruise Industry, Dry Bulkcarriers, Emissions, Energy, Environment, European Union, Holidays, HR, IMO, Insurance and Reinsurance, IT and Communications, LNG, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Marinas, Maritime Art, Maritime Education and Training, Maritime Tourism, Markets, Mediterranean Shipping, News, Oceanology, Oil Industry, Organisations, Paintings and Sculpture, People and Places, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Pollution, Ports & Terminals, Press and Media, Religion, Reports, Sailing, Shipping Centers, Shipping Indices, Short-sea shipping, Sports, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Tourism, Trade and Commerce, Weather, Yachting | Read More

Tototheo Maritime co-CEO Despina Panayiotou Theodosiou selected for “Best Strategic Communication” Efkranti Award

Tototheo Maritime co-CEO Despina Panayiotou Theodosiou selected for “Best Strategic Communication” Efkranti Award
Athena Kanellatou giving the award to Despina Panayiotou Theodosiou Tototheo Maritime co-CEO Despina Panayiotou Theodosiou selected for “Best Strategic Communication” Efkranti Award  The Efkranti Awards are presented annually by the renowned Greek publication Naftika Chronika by Gratia Publications....
May 22nd, 2019 | Awards, Charity, Communication, Events, HR, IT and Communications, People and Places, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Denis Petropoulos appointed new Baltic Exchange Chairman

Denis Petropoulos appointed new Baltic Exchange Chairman
Dennis Petropoulos Denis Petropoulos appointed new Baltic Exchange Chairman Denis Petropoulos has been elected Chairman of the Baltic Exchange Council with effect from 1 June 2019. He replaces Duncan Dunn who has held the position since January 2018. Denis Petropoulos was a founding partner of Braemar...
May 17th, 2019 | Chartering, Company Profiles, Dry Bulkcarriers, News, People and Places, Person Profiles, Story of the Day, Tankers | Read More

Maritime Association of New York Hall of Fame

Maritime Association of New York Hall of Fame
Honorees of the 2019 International Maritime Hall of Fame Awards, May 8, 2019 (above from left to right)Harold J. Daggett (ILA, AFL-CIO), Rodolphe Saade (CMA CGM), Richard S. Weeks (Weeks Marine, Inc.), John F. Reinhart (Virginia Port Authority) and PhillipposEconomou (Dry Ships, Inc.) (accepting award...
May 16th, 2019 | Awards, Events, People and Places | Read More

Arias B. & Associates is pleased to announce that Margareth J. Mosquera T. has joined the firm as Senior Associate

Arias B. & Associates is pleased to announce that Margareth J. Mosquera T. has joined the firm as Senior Associate
Margareth Mosquera Arias B. & Associates is pleased to announce that Margareth J. Mosquera T. has joined the firm as Senior Associate We are pleased to announce to our esteemed clients and friends the addition of Ms. Margareth Mosquera as the new Head of our Maritime Litigation Department. Our aim...
May 6th, 2019 | Company Profiles, Legal, News, People and Places, Person Profiles, Politics and Government, Shipping Centers | Read More

/ INTERTWIST / Kira Phoenix K’inan Solo Exhibition at the Hellenic Centre

/ INTERTWIST / Kira Phoenix K’inan Solo Exhibition at the Hellenic Centre
Kira Phoenix K’inan with  Christina Vagiotis from the Hellenic Centre  / INTERTWIST / Kira Phoenix K’inan Solo Exhibition at the Hellenic Centre by our man in Habana… This evening I had the pleasure to see the solo exhibition, INTERTWIST, by glass artist Kira Phoenix K’inan. I had previously...
May 2nd, 2019 | Art and auctions, Exhibitions, Paintings and Sculpture, People and Places | Read More

HELMEPA on the border islands of Astypalea, Tilos, Chalki, Kastelorizo and Symi

HELMEPA on the border islands of Astypalea, Tilos, Chalki, Kastelorizo and Symi
In Astypalea HELMEPA on the border islands of Astypalea, Tilos, Chalki, Kastelorizo and Symi HELMEPA took part in the 7th crossing of Axion Hellas, between 7 and 13 April, visiting the islands of Astypalea, Tilos, Chalki and Kastelorizo as a member of this year’s educational and cultural team together...
April 16th, 2019 | Associations, Charity, Environment, Events, People and Places | Read More

UK celebrates India National Maritime Day 2019

UK celebrates India National Maritime Day 2019
Senior maritime personalities with the Deputy High Commissioner. UK celebrates India National Maritime Day 2019 By James Brewer Modernisation of seaport infrastructure is a vital engine of growth for the economy of India, an audience gathered in London for India National Maritime Day 2019 was assured. This...
April 10th, 2019 | Anniversaries, Events, Maritime History and Museums, People and Places | Read More

INTERTWIST 30 April – 16 May

INTERTWIST 30 April – 16 May
Kira Phoenix K’inan  / INTERTWIST / 30 APRIL – 16 MAY / London-based artist and designer Kira Phoenix K’inan brings together fine art and craft through her glass sculptures, works on paper and multi-exposure photography in her solo exhibition at The Hellenic Centre, INTERTWIST. INTERTWIST...
April 9th, 2019 | Art and auctions, Environment, Events, Exhibitions, Paintings and Sculpture, People and Places | Read More

News from London International Shipping Week 2019

News from London International Shipping Week 2019
.. British Marine celebrates 7th year of consecutive growth in British boating sector British Marine, the trade association leading the UK leisure, superyacht and small commercial marine industry — and the latest industry organisation to join the LISW19 Steering Group — is celebrating a seventh consecutive...
March 29th, 2019 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Exhibitions, News, People and Places | Read More

What an odd BDI@690; geopolitics getting sour with BREXIT’s outcome still on hold…

What an odd BDI@690; geopolitics getting sour with BREXIT’s outcome still on hold…
John Faraclas What an odd BDI@690; geopolitics getting sour with BREXIT’s outcome still on hold… The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) “gained” seven points and makes all interested parties wonder… Geopolitics turning sour with BREXIT’s twists and turns. CAUTION. John Faraclas’ early brief recap: The...
March 27th, 2019 | Art and auctions, Charity, Chartering, Communication, Dry Bulkcarriers, Environment, Events, Exhibitions, Fashion, Food and Drink, Maritime Art, Maritime Gifts, Markets, Military, News, Paintings and Sculpture, People and Places, Photography, Pollution, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Wide Strategy: March 2019 Newsletter

Wide Strategy: March 2019 Newsletter
Lydia Modiano Welcome to “Wide Blog” where guests are invited to experience little sparks of “wide intrigue”, solid pieces of communications insights, and wide strategy news bites.  The aim of the blog is to provide a one-stop-shop for gaining a wider perspective through 3 main...
March 27th, 2019 | Communication, Company Profiles, People and Places, Press and Media | Read More

Mendoza offers a taste of its rich body of wines

Mendoza offers a taste of its rich body of wines
  Marcela Terranova Mendoza offers a taste of its rich body of wines By Marcela Terranova    When you are born in Mendoza, Argentina, you do not just happen to get involved with the wine culture but the wine culture gets involved with you. This might be the result of a school trip to a wine cellar,...
March 26th, 2019 | Food and Drink, Insight, People and Places, Trade and Commerce | Read More