Archive for the ‘Story of the Month’ Category

ICS pleased with IMO progress on environmental issues

ICS pleased with IMO progress on environmental issues
Simon Btennet Commenting on the outcome of last week’s meeting of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC), the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) – which represents the world’s national shipowners’ associations – says it is pleased with...
July 10th, 2017 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Emissions, Environment, Headlines, IMO, International Chamber of Shipping, News, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Organisations, Pollution, Story of the Month | Read More

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

The University of the Aegean on the top of the national list

The University of the Aegean on the top of the national list
External periodic evaluation: the University of the Aegean on the top of the national list Following the announcement by the Hellenic Quality Assurance and Accreditation Agency (HQA)*, of the results of the external periodic evaluation of the 22 Greek public universities http://www.hqa.gr/en/insteval-reports.php...
February 2nd, 2017 | Academia, Awards, Education and Training, HR, Maritime Education and Training, News, People and Places, Story of the Month | Read More

Changes and Challenges are tough on the World’s Ship Masters

Changes and Challenges are tough on the World’s Ship Masters
l to r: Michael Chalos, Partner at K&L Gates LLP (New York); Jeff Lantz, Director of Commercial Regulations and Standards at the US Coast Guard; Faz Peermohamed, Partner and Head of Global Shipping at Ince & Co; Chairman of the panel Lord Clarke of Stone-cum-Ebony; Michael Kelleher, Director...
November 7th, 2016 | Associations, Comment, Events, HR, London Shipping Law Centre, News, Person Profiles, Story of the Month | Read More

Baltic Exchange: Results of voting at Court Meeting & General Meeting

Baltic Exchange: Results of voting at Court Meeting & General Meeting
26 September 2016 Results of voting at Court Meeting and General Meeting Recommended cash acquisition of The Baltic Exchange Limited (“Baltic Exchange”) by a wholly owned subsidiary Singapore Exchange Limited, by means of a Scheme of Arrangement under Part 26 of the Companies Act 2006. The Baltic...
September 26th, 2016 | Associations, Chartering, Fixtures, Markets, Mergers and Acquisitions, News, Stock Markets, Story of the Month | Read More

The Chios Mastic Museum: an apotheosis of nature and uniqueness

The Chios Mastic Museum: an apotheosis of nature and uniqueness
A view of the Chios Mastic Museum from the south Time and again we have stressed the importance of uniqueness and nature of Greece and its islands blessed soil. This time and following respective articles on Chios Island and its masticha products we bring you a glimpse of this uniqueness in a form of...
August 13th, 2016 | Associations, Charity, Consumers Market, Exhibitions, Food and Drink, Holidays, Insight, Maritime History and Museums, Markets, Story of the Month, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Panama: Look who is coming!

Panama: Look who is coming!
From Panama City, Maria Dixon writes: While the bulk carrier Baroque has been trialling passage through the new locks, and the containership Cosco Shipping Panama is crossing the Atlantic Ocean for the first commercial transit  – this morning the TV reported that the ships were passing the island...
June 22nd, 2016 | Associations, Canals, Inland Waterways, Markets, News, People and Places, Ports & Terminals, Story of the Month | Read More

Globalisation of yore

Globalisation of yore
A large ‘Philips’ globe by Rand McNally & Co of Chicago from around 1928. Globalisation of yore: antique globes are firmly on the collectables map Based on an article by Caroline Wallrock of Wick Antiques* One of the most sought-after antiques of the modern era owes its origin to a multi-talented...
June 1st, 2016 | Art and auctions, Story of the Month | Read More

How to get cracking with fracking

How to get cracking with fracking
Siegfried Konig, executive chairman of LWP Technologies. How to get cracking with fracking: Proppants Investment Forum in the City hears the options By James Brewer Fracking – the hydraulic fracturing of solid ground to reach for oil and gas – has recently sometimes hit the financial rocks as a result...
April 29th, 2016 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Energy, Environment, Insight, News, Story of the Month, Technology | Read More

Developments of the Panama Canal

Developments of the Panama Canal
The President of the Propeller Club Cdr Ian Millen, RN, with Ana Delgado A full house earlier on today at the Naval Club attended one of the best ever events of its kind organised by the Propeller Club of the United States, Port of London. Ana Delgado, partner at the Panamanian law firm Solis, Enara,...
April 20th, 2016 | Canals, Construction, Dry Bulkcarriers, Inland Waterways, Markets, News, Ports & Terminals, Story of the Month, Trade and Commerce | Read More

John C. Carras and Stavros Daifas inducted into Greek Shipping Hall of Fame

John C. Carras and Stavros Daifas inducted into Greek Shipping Hall of Fame
Two more historic shipping personalities have been inducted into the Greek Shipping Hall of Fame. John C. Carras and Stavros Daifas were lauded as the Inductees for 2015 in front of 600 guests at a special Induction Ceremony & Dinner held at the Megaron, The Athens Concert Hall. John C. Carras (1907-1989)...
April 8th, 2016 | Events, News, People and Places, Shipmanagement, Story of the Month | Read More

Tsavliris Brothers receive most prestigious award

Tsavliris Brothers receive most prestigious award
l to r: Olga Bornozis, Nicolas Tsavliris, George Tsavliris, Andreas Tsavliris, Nicky Pappadakis and Nicolas Bornozis The “2016 Capital Link Greek Shipping Leadership Award” was awarded to the three Tsavliris Brothers of Tsavliris Salvage Group, in recognition of their unique and extensive contribution...
February 19th, 2016 | Awards, Charity, Communication, Company Profiles, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Corporate Social Responsibility, Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Emissions, Environment, Events, Groundings, Health and Safety, HR, Logistics, Maritime Accidents, Oceanology, Oil Spill, People and Places, Pollution, Safety and Security, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals, Story of the Month | Read More

Blue MBA: strategic further business education the name of the game

Blue MBA: strategic further business education the name of the game
Education is the most important aspect in all sectors of our lives, conversely Maritime Education in our multi-diversified / multi-disciplined industry; the most important industry of all on Planet Ocean! John Faraclas writes, video filming by Anny J. Zade: For nearly five years in allaboutshipping.co.uk...
December 13th, 2015 | Academia, Communication, Company Profiles, Consulting, Consumers Market, Energy, Environment, Events, Featured, HR, Insight, Insurance and Reinsurance, Jobs, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Maritime Education and Training, Markets, News, Organisations, People and Places, Person Profiles, Press and Media, Reports, Shipfinance, Shipmanagement, Shipping Centers, Story of the Month, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Despicable murders by Islamist terrorists rock the City of Light

Despicable murders by Islamist terrorists rock the City of Light
Without prejudice Despicable murders by Islamist terrorists rock the City of Light In need of a Historical Peace in the Middle East and its periphery; John Faraclas writes: Time and again due to disturbances from pirates and terrorists that endanger our industry, that of the shipping industry in its...
November 14th, 2015 | Comment, European Union, News, Organisations, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Press and Media, Religion, Story of the Month, UN | Read More

UN condemns ‘despicable’ terrorist attacks in Paris

UN condemns ‘despicable’ terrorist attacks in Paris
View of Paris, France, from UNESCO headquarters. UN Photo/Mark Garten 13 November 2015 – Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and the United Nations Security Council have condemned the “despicable” terrorist attacks carried out today in various locations in and around Paris, and Mr. Ban has demanded...
November 14th, 2015 | Associations, European Union, Military, Organisations, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Story of the Month, UN | Read More

Warm praise for chairman Jim Davis at IMIF 40th anniversary gala dinner

Warm praise for chairman Jim Davis at IMIF 40th anniversary gala dinner
Jim Davis receiving his special gifts from Citi’s Michael Parker and Harry Theochari Warm praise for chairman Jim Davis at International Maritime Industries Forum 40th anniversary gala dinner By James Brewer Members and guests of the International Maritime Industries Forum gave a standing ovation...
November 5th, 2015 | Anniversaries, Associations, Awards, Clubs, Energy, Environment, Events, People and Places, Person Profiles, Shipfinance, Story of the Month | Read More

WISTA Personality of the Year 2015 Award –

WISTA Personality of the Year 2015 Award –
The WISTA International President, Karin Orsel, with the WISTA Hellas President, Angie Hartmann,  with the Award. In the background, members of the Greek delegation WISTA HELLAS’s Members’ “Collective Personalities” win the WISTA International Personality of the Year Award for 2015! “We...
October 16th, 2015 | Associations, Awards, Charity, HR, News, People and Places, Story of the Month, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Singpost Collaborates with IDA to Develop First Drone for Mail Delivery

Singpost Collaborates with IDA to Develop First Drone for Mail Delivery
SingPost Alpha trial flight launch Last mile mail and packet drone delivery test flight successfully completed Video of the trial flight can be found at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MPI_ifH13Zk Singapore,  8 October, 2015 – Singapore Post (“SingPost”) today announced a joint development with...
October 8th, 2015 | Associations, Communication, Company Profiles, Markets, Story of the Month, Technical, Technology | Read More

The beautiful maneuver of captain Diamantis Papageorgiou with Nissos Rodos in Chios Port –

The beautiful maneuver of captain Diamantis Papageorgiou with Nissos Rodos in Chios Port –
The “Nissos Rodos” stern-berthed at the Port of Chios – photo credits Konstantinos Milt. Anagnostou The issue of Ports is paramount not just for Greece and its hundreds islands, but for the entire European Union. The new technological advancements, size and propulsion systems in ships...
September 16th, 2015 | Associations, Bunkering, Coastal Shipping, Insight, Logistics, Marinas, Photography, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Press and Media, Sailing, Story of the Month, Technical, Technology | Read More

LONDON Welcomes the International Maritime World

LONDON Welcomes the International Maritime World
London, magnificent City views… The world’s shipping industry will converge on London this week for London International Shipping Week (LISW15 September 7 to 11) to herald the city’s position as the world’s leading maritime services centre. More than 100 events, ranging from flagship conferences...
September 4th, 2015 | Academia, Anniversaries, Associations, Banking, Charity, Clubs, Communication, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Energy, Environment, Events, Exhibitions, Exhibitions, HR, Insurance and Reinsurance, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Marine Insurance, Maritime Education and Training, Maritime History and Museums, Markets, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Ports & Terminals, Press and Media, Shipfinance, Shipmanagement, Shipping Centers, Story of the Month, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Migrants: For whom the bells toll

Migrants: For whom the bells toll
Chios, just off the Harbour Masters/Hellenic Coast Guard HQ’s: Young migrants playing around, whilst at the far end their parents wash their clothes… As we have reported over the last three years and in particular over the last six months, the focal point these days in the Mediterranean region,...
August 19th, 2015 | Associations, Breaking News, Bribery and Corruption, Corruption, Defense, Health and Safety, Immigration, Maritime Tourism, Military, Piracy and Terrorism, Safety and Security, Story of the Month, Tourism | Read More

ABP Humber continues its support for Motor Neurone Disease charities

ABP Humber continues its support for Motor Neurone Disease charities
Lizi Sayner ABP Charity Challenge Coordinator (left) with Carl and Amy Giblin (image courtesy of ABP/ David Lee Photography Associated British Ports (ABP) on the Humber is continuing its support of Motor Neurone Disease charities following a successful campaign in 2008, which saw the Humber ports raise...
June 18th, 2015 | Associations, Charity, Communication, Corporate Social Responsibility, Education and Training, Health and Safety, HR, People and Places, Ports & Terminals, Story of the Month | Read More

Major event honours legacy of Greek shipping giants

Major event honours legacy of Greek shipping giants
    About 650 guests celebrate industry’s  ‘powerhouse’ About 650 guests were at the Greek Shipping Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony & Dinner 2015 as many leading participants in today’s shipping industry gathered to pay tribute to some of the greats of Greek shipping’s past. Highlights...
May 6th, 2015 | Anniversaries, Associations, Awards, Charity, Events, Story of the Month | Read More

A fitting memorial to principled journalist Joe Nathan led by his son…

A fitting memorial to principled journalist Joe Nathan led by his son…
Joe Nathan A fitting memorial to principled journalist Joe Nathan led by his son: Nehru Centre event arraigns global marginalisation and misogyny,  By James Brewer Five high-profile speakers berated continuing discriminatory treatment meted out to women in India and around the world when they spoke...
April 21st, 2015 | Anniversaries, Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, News, People and Places, Person Profiles, Press and Media, Story of the Month | Read More

HESGB 20th Anniversary Dinner and Dance: more than a success!

HESGB 20th Anniversary Dinner and Dance: more than a success!
The President of HESGB Dimitris Monioudis, Committee Member Alex Xenakis with the  Deputy President George Foustanos greeting guests With over 600 of the faithful – a record attendance – members, guests, sponsors and supporters at the 20thAnniversary of the Hellenic Engineers Society of Great Britain...
February 9th, 2015 | Academia, Anniversaries, Archaeology, Associations, Aviation, Charity, Clubs, Communication, Company Profiles, Environment, Events, Food and Drink, Games and Puzzles, Holidays, HR, Insurance and Reinsurance, Jewelry, Jobs, Maritime Education and Training, Medical, Military, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Ports & Terminals, Press and Media, Regulatory, Ship Agencies, Ship Conversions, Ship Supplies, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shipfinance, Shiprepair, Stores and Provisions, Story of the Month, Taxation, Technical, Technology, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More