Archive for the ‘What Others Say’ Category

WISTA Denmark and WISTAs of the north

WISTA Denmark and WISTAs of the north
Irene Rosberg, president of WISTA Denmark WISTAs of the north Meeting with WISTA-Denmark:  John Faraclas reports; videos by Anny J. Zade: I guess you all know over the last 30 years or so via my articles and speeches to international fora of  accepting the important and decisive role women play too,...
December 10th, 2015 | Associations, Clubs, Communication, Featured, HR, News, Organisations, People and Places, Shipping Centers, What Others Say, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Greeks stand up for the dignity of their Nation – A Statement

Greeks stand up for the dignity of their Nation – A Statement
We have inserted herebelow the text of The Statement and also attached at the end the text with the Greek Translation including those who have signed/supported  same, as well as their status/professions/positions within the Greek and International spectrum. We hope soon to have thousands signing this...
February 21st, 2015 | Academia, Associations, At the end of the day..., Banking, Comment, Communication, EEZ, Energy, Environment, European Union, Finance, Holidays, HR, Immigration, Insight, Jobs, Labour Disputes, Letters, Markets, News, Organisations, Politics and Government, Press and Media, Religion, Reports, Shipfinance, Story of the Day, What Others Say | Read More

Ukraine: UN kicks-off campaign to reach displaced persons with humanitarian aid

Ukraine: UN kicks-off campaign to reach displaced persons with humanitarian aid
UNDP provides assitance to internally displaced persons in Sievierodonetsk, a city in the Luhansk Oblast (province) of south-eastern Ukraine. Photo: UNDP Ukraine 31 December 2014 – Amid continuing fighting and a deteriorating humanitarian situation in Ukraine, the United Nations Development Programme...
December 31st, 2014 | Associations, Charity, Food and Drink, Health and Safety, HR, Immigration, Military, Politics and Government, Sanctions, UN, What Others Say | Read More

Can cars be hacked?

Can cars be hacked?
Friday 19 September 2014 – As driving becomes more computerised, what are the potential associated cyber vulnerabilities and how might they be exploited by hackers? (source: Lloyd’s of London) The buzz surrounding driverless cars has continued to grow throughout 2014 with the UK government’s...
September 19th, 2014 | Automobiles, Car trade, Insurance and Reinsurance, What Others Say | Read More

Jeanius Consulting expands into the non- maritime sector…

Jeanius Consulting expands into the non- maritime sector…
Affinity’s front cover – May 2014 issue Jeanius Consulting expands into the non- maritime sector supporting Affinity Luxury Lifestyle Magazine Continuing its further expansion into the non – maritime sector, award winning Jeanius Consulting; PR & marketing specialist, have been chosen...
May 15th, 2014 | Accessories, Consumers Market, Fashion, HR, Jewelry, News, Press and Media, Shopping, What Others Say, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Greece: Independence Day

Greece:  Independence Day
It is 193 years from the Greek Revolt back in 1821 against the Ottoman yoke which was based on the triumph of the Greek sails! The Greek modern heroes of 1821 defended their modern freedom and democracy (in its proper meaning and not that portrayed by the traitors, infidels and the hoi polloi today)...
March 25th, 2014 | Anniversaries, Events, Insight, Maritime History and Museums, What Others Say | Read More

Well proportioned news, analysis and views at the EIRA Newsletter – March 2014

Well proportioned news, analysis and views at the EIRA Newsletter – March 2014
Donna Hatzioannou Few MENA countries have so far eluded the threat of partition caused by religious, historical, ethnical and economic rivalries. Their borders, a result of competition between 19th and 20th century colonial powers for the exploitation of rich oil reserves, can no longer sweep under the...
March 7th, 2014 | Energy, Environment, Markets, What Others Say | Read More

Maritime 360

Maritime 360
Tuesday 14th January 2014 HOME SHIPS MARKETS SAFETY  PORTS OFFSHORE ‘K’ Line, NYK, WWL face Japanese fines ‘K’ Line, NYK Line and Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics each face a $33M fine by the Japanese Fair Trade Commission...
January 15th, 2014 | Press and Media, What Others Say | Read More

The best shipping homework is done on the plane

The best shipping homework is done on the plane
WISTA-Cyprus president Despina Panayiotou Theodosiou “The best shipping homework is done on the plane” Despina Panayiotou Theodossiou of Cyprus has chosen – in addition to her job as CFOO in the shipping industry – to pursue a Blue MBA at CBS in Copenhagen. The large load of homework...
January 2nd, 2014 | Maritime Education and Training, People and Places, What Others Say, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Shipping report warns of credit risks

Shipping report warns of credit risks
Shipping report warns of credit risks – posted on*: 31 May, 2013 Three emerging trends: falling US oil imports, the return of some manufacturing capacity to rich industrialised nations and advances in vessel design, could significantly change the competitive landscape for global shipping companies...
May 31st, 2013 | What Others Say | Read More

Laskaridis inks contracts for 10 bulkers from Jinglu yard

Laskaridis inks contracts for 10 bulkers from Jinglu yard
Friday 17 May 2013, 16:18  by Nigel Lowry – Greece-based owner also enters accord with yard for rare reefer newbuilds LASKARIDIS Shipping Co has ramped up its diversification into dry bulk carriers, inking deals for at least 10 new bulkers with Penglai Zhongbai Jinglu Ship Industry. The order...
May 17th, 2013 | What Others Say | Read More

Alert! Issue No.32

Alert!  Issue No.32
Dealing with the menace of fatigue The current issue of the International Maritime Human Element Bulletin Alert! provides all the connections required to link issues of fatigue to the safe manning of ships and the way they are operated. After many years when the industry has been hesitating about the...
May 1st, 2013 | Safety and Security, What Others Say | Read More

Cyprus Shipping Continues to Support the Economy

Cyprus Shipping Continues to Support the Economy
Capt. Eugen Adami, the President of Cyprus Shipping Council Two weeks after the Eurogroup Loan Agreement proposal for Cyprus was formulated on 24 March and despite some temporary banking restrictions still applied which are gradually being eased up, Cyprus Shipping continues its high standard and reliable...
April 12th, 2013 | Associations, What Others Say | Read More

Baroness Thatcher sails to eternity

Baroness Thatcher sails to eternity
Ex-Prime Minister Baroness Thatcher dies Baroness Thatcher Baroness Thatcher, was the first woman to be UK prime minister Baroness Thatcher 1925-2013 Former Prime Minister Baroness Thatcher has died “peacefully” at the age of 87 after suffering a stroke, her family has announced. Successor...
April 8th, 2013 | Headlines, News, Politics and Government, What Others Say, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Lloyd’s is a Top Employer

Lloyd’s is a Top Employer
Fri 22 Mar 2013 – Following independent research Lloyd’s has been certified as one of Britain’s Top Employers. Britain’s Top Employers recognises organisations that take excellent care of their employees and provide exceptional working conditions. Lloyd’s certification is based on research...
March 22nd, 2013 | HR, Insurance and Reinsurance, What Others Say | Read More

Romance and rocky reputations

Romance and rocky reputations
Thu 14 Feb 2013 –  It is a time to celebrate love, but reputations are at stake if something sours the occasion. Fortunately for businesses, insurance can help heal a broken brand. 14th February has been a day of love, hope, disappointment and expenditure across the world for hundreds of years...
February 14th, 2013 | Insurance and Reinsurance, Story of the Month, What Others Say | Read More

Talent, competition & regulation: key challenges for insurers in China

Talent, competition & regulation: key challenges for insurers in China
Mon 11 Feb 2013 –  Understanding local business culture and markets is key to insurers’ success in China, says PwC. The world’s second largest economy is proving to be an attractive market for insurers, however strong competition from domestic insurers, a largely untapped pool of local talent...
February 11th, 2013 | Insurance and Reinsurance, News, What Others Say | Read More

USCG Chief Sounds Alarm On U.S. Flag Ship Detentions

USCG Chief Sounds Alarm On U.S. Flag Ship Detentions
USCG Chief Sounds Alarm On U.S. Flag Ship Detentions by John Konrad* What do the United States, Kazakhstan, Belize and Egypt have in common? They are all on the Paris MOU’s gray list of countries with too many port state detentions. And this is not news. It’s been three years now since the US Merchant...
February 3rd, 2013 | Flags, Health and Safety, Maritime Accidents, Safety and Security, What Others Say | Read More

Lloyd’s Claims Transformation to deliver further benefits in 2013

Lloyd’s Claims Transformation to deliver further benefits in 2013
  Lloyd’s of London Following significant progress in 2012, Lloyd’s Claims Transformation Programme aims to deliver further improvements to the market’s claims processes in 2013, including a claims-reporting tool and a portal for brokers. Claims Reporting Suite Lloyd’s is in the process...
January 13th, 2013 | Insurance and Reinsurance, What Others Say | Read More

Putin warns of foreign meddling in politics in Russia

Putin warns of foreign meddling in politics in Russia
  President Vladimir Putin – picture credit The Reuters 12 December 2012-Russian President Vladimir Putin has suggested some opposition politicians are in the pay of foreign interests, saying it is unacceptable. In an annual state-of-the-nation address in Moscow strong on patriotic themes, he...
December 12th, 2012 | Environment, Politics and Government, Story of the Month, What Others Say | Read More

Lloyd’s provides cover for the last great polar challenge

Lloyd’s provides cover for the last great polar challenge
SA Agulhas Lloyd’s of London broker Jardine Lloyd Thompson (JLT) and a group of Lloyd’s syndicates, alongside other major insurance companies, have underwritten a bespoke policy to cover one of the largest and most challenging polar expeditions ever undertaken. Billed as the Coldest Journey, Sir...
December 12th, 2012 | Events, Marine Insurance, Maritime Tourism, What Others Say | Read More

Not everything called green is eco

Not everything called green is eco
Michael Aasland Not everything called green is eco* ·       Tuesday 27 November 2012, 03:37 ·       by Jing Yang, Lloyds List Data vary and need further verification, says DNV Shipowners need to be careful when shopping for ships of new designs as not everything claimed “green”...
November 27th, 2012 | Classification Societies, Environment, What Others Say | Read More

How the Earth’s oceans plunged the planet into a catastrophic big freeze

How the Earth’s oceans plunged the planet into a catastrophic big freeze
A new model of flood waters from the melting Laurentide Ice Sheet shows how water first flowed north-west into the Arctic, weakening deep ocean circulation and leading to the Earth’s last major cold period The incredible image that reveals how the Earth’s oceans plunged the planet into a...
November 9th, 2012 | Oceanology, Underwater Shipping, What Others Say | Read More

The data cloud darkens

The data cloud darkens
Tue 06 Nov 2012 – European companies must act now to protect themselves against the growing threat of cyber crime. “Most companies do not understand the cyber risks they face today, ” says Robin Kroha, director of corporate security management at HiSolutions AG in Berlin and one of the Market...
November 7th, 2012 | Maritime Fraud, Piracy and Terrorism, What Others Say | Read More

The Antikythera Mechanism under the x-ray test…

The Antikythera Mechanism under the x-ray test…
Part view of the Antikythera Mechanism Probing the secrets of the Antikythera Mechanism, is the title of BBC’s news bit today and following our reporting from the event on Chios Island,  Greece on the 22 April – please log on to read same again on:    http://www.allaboutshipping.co.uk/2012/04/22/the-antikythera-mechanism-ancient-greek-inventions-still-at-its-best/ ...
May 10th, 2012 | Breaking News, Maritime History and Museums, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals, Underwater Shipping, What Others Say | Read More