Archive for the ‘Social Columns’ Category

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

Royal blessing for De Ruyter Maritime and Logistics College and Multraship

Royal blessing for De Ruyter Maritime and Logistics College and Multraship
His Majesty King Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands is pictured being welcomed on board Multraship’s Emergency Towage Vessel “Guardian” by Captain Henk Helmendag following a ceremony to mark the reopening of the renovated De Ruyter Maritime and Logistics College in Vlissingen, Holland, on 3 February,...
February 8th, 2017 | Academia, Associations, Charity, Company Profiles, Corporate Social Responsibility, Events, HR, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Maritime Education and Training, People and Places, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals, Social Columns | Read More

Warm welcome at Foresight Ltd winter BBQ 2017

Warm welcome at Foresight Ltd winter BBQ 2017
Greeting guests at Foresight BBQ. A bitterly cold evening in London and even chillier freight markets failed to deter guests from flocking to one of the shipping calendar’s supreme events: the January 2017 winter barbecue hosted by Foresight Ltd, one of the capital’s best known operators in the sector....
January 22nd, 2017 | Events, People and Places, Social Columns | Read More

Maritime companies raise over £100, 000 for seafarers in need in one weekend

Maritime companies raise over £100, 000 for seafarers in need in one weekend
Over the weekend of 2 and 3 July twenty-five teams from companies across the maritime sector took part in the ultimate challenge, better known as the ‘24 Peaks Challenge’. In doing so, they succeeded in raising an incredible £110, 000* in support of seafarers in need. The annual event is organised...
July 13th, 2016 | Associations, Charity, Events, HR, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, News, Social Columns | Read More

Bahamians know best !

Bahamians know best !
H.E Mr. Eldred E. Bethel, High Commissioner of the Commonwealth of The Bahamas welcomig guests What a great event that was earlier on tonight at the IMO!  Over 300 guests amongst them many Bahamians in London participated in the celebrations for the occasion of the 43rd Anniversary of Independence of...
July 8th, 2016 | Anniversaries, Events, Flags, People and Places, Social Columns | Read More

Tsavliris Christmas Party 2015 breaks all previous records…

Tsavliris Christmas Party 2015 breaks all previous records…
Andreas A. Tsavliris delivering his speech   The Tsavliris Salvage Group Christmas Season Cocktail Reception last Tuesday at the Britannia Room of the Royal Thames Yacht Club in the heart of Knightsbridge, broke another record, even above that of 2013 – coincidentally a Tuesday, when more than...
December 9th, 2015 | Associations, Awards, Charity, Communication, Company Profiles, Corporate Social Responsibility, Emissions, Environment, Events, Groundings, Immigration, Insurance and Reinsurance, Jobs, Marine Insurance, Maritime Accidents, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Piracy and Terrorism, Pollution, Ports & Terminals, Reports, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals, Social Columns | Read More

New York Fashion Week Spring/Summer 2015 – Day One

New York Fashion Week Spring/Summer 2015 – Day One
Here goes the first day of New York Fashion Week’s coverage, as we promised. (source: fashionality.gr) It’s never too early when we’re passionate with something. You wake up early, get prepped early, and you can’t wait to see the very first glimpse of a fashion moment. I happened to be...
September 6th, 2014 | Accessories, Events, Fashion, HR, Shopping, Social Columns | Read More

The IUA’s 2014 summer party

The IUA’s 2014 summer party
At the Back Bar of the historic and internationally known “The Minories Pub”, off Tower Hill, under the rail bridge, the International Underwriting Association’s* Summer Party earlier on this evening was a great success! Over 150 attended this get-together annual event, a reward for the Associations’...
July 3rd, 2014 | Anniversaries, Events, Insurance and Reinsurance, IUA, People and Places, Social Columns | Read More

Greek Shipping Hall of Fame London Event honours Inductees

Greek Shipping Hall of Fame London Event honours Inductees
A general view of the Ballroom of the Park Lane Hotel at the start of the event Greek Shipping Hall of Fame London Event honours Inductees Gala dinner draws 300 guests to celebrate Greek shipping and its London ties MORE than 300 Greek shipping personalities, their partners in the UK maritime service...
April 3rd, 2014 | Anniversaries, Awards, Charity, Corporate Social Responsibility, Events, People and Places, Shipping Centers, Social Columns, Story of the Month | Read More

The Propeller Club of the United States (Port of Piraeus) annual Vassilopitta…

The Propeller Club of the United States (Port of Piraeus) annual Vassilopitta…
l to r: Mr.K.Rokkos, Mr.G.Skrimizeas, Mrs.C. Dalassou, Mr.Th.Neslichanidis, Mr.A.Faraklas (holding his award), Mr. C. Constantinou, Mr. G. Xiradakis, Mr. D. Patrikios, Mrs.Y. Pavlopoulou , Mr. K. Contes, Mr.D.Tsirozidis New Year pitta cutting ceremony Many members members and guests joined the ceremony...
February 18th, 2014 | Anniversaries, Associations, Awards, Charity, Clubs, Corporate Social Responsibility, Events, Maritime Education and Training, Scholarships, Social Columns | Read More

Bureau Veritas’ magnificent 500…

Bureau Veritas’ magnificent 500…
A view of the main hall; a full house! In less than a month, following the successful Beaujolais event in London’s Trinity House, another full house, this time in Piraeus – home of the world’s biggest shipping fleet, was recorded at Bureau Veritas’ premises! In festive mood the 500 plus strong...
December 18th, 2013 | Classification Societies, Events, Marine Equipment Products and Services, People and Places, Regulatory, Ship Conversions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shipmanagement, Shiprepair, Social Columns, Technical, Technology | Read More

All that glistens

All that glistens
Tuesday 30 July 2013 – The value of diamonds stolen in an armed robbery in Cannes at the weekend has been estimated at nearly £90m, making it one of the world’s biggest jewellery thefts, and highlighting the risks of exhibiting precious gems. (source:Lloyd’s of London) The gems were...
July 30th, 2013 | Accessories, Fashion, Jet set, Social Columns | Read More

The Snowden spy saga: Skeletons in the cupboard of the French too…? Who’s next…

The Snowden spy saga: Skeletons in the cupboard of the French too…? Who’s next…
John N. Faraclas Without prejudice The Snowden spy saga: Skeletons in the cupboard of the French too….? Who’s next… By John Faraclas Back in the summer of 2000,   I stressed the importance of privacy in the shipping industry – like any other business, but here due to the colossal amounts of...
July 6th, 2013 | Comment, Corruption, IT and Communications, Maritime Fraud, Social Columns | Read More

Italian Ambassador in London hosts sparkling super-show by contemporary artists –

Italian Ambassador in London hosts sparkling super-show by contemporary artists –
Madonna, Digital C-type print by Lorenzo Agius, Courtesy of Alon Zakaim Fine Art – Italian Ambassador in London hosts sparkling super-show by contemporary artists, By James Brewer – London has been celebrating the extraordinary achievements of a large group of contemporary artists with Italian...
March 31st, 2012 | Exhibitions, Social Columns | Read More