Archive for the ‘Shipping Centers’ Category

Geopolitics and the shipping markets: stark warnings from John Faraclas at Propeller Club event

Geopolitics and the shipping markets: stark warnings from John Faraclas at Propeller Club event
Ken McLean, vice-president of the Port of London chapter of the New York-based Propeller Club and John Faraclas Geopolitics and the shipping market: stark warnings from John Faraclas at Propeller Club event by James Brewer Hidden currents – that is, hidden to the general public and even to some in...
March 7th, 2017 | Arctic Shipping, Canals, Clubs, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Containers, Cruise Ferry, Dry Bulkcarriers, European Union, Events, Flags, Inland Waterways, Liner Shipping and Trade, Marine Insurance, Maritime Accidents, Maritime Tourism, Markets, Military, News, Organisations, People and Places, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals, Ship Demolitions, Shipping Centers, Shipping Indices, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Intertanko chairman Nikos Tsakos addresses IMIF on state of the tanker sector

Intertanko chairman Nikos Tsakos addresses IMIF on state of the tanker sector
Dr Nikos P. Tsakos Operators of the global fleet of tankers have grounds for market optimism – although they should restrain any impulse to order more tonnage. This was the message from Nikos Tsakos, chairman of Intertanko, when he addressed a meeting of the International Maritime Industries Forum...
March 1st, 2017 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Energy, Environment, Events, IMIF, IMO, Intertanko, Markets, Sales and Purchases, Ship Demolitions, Ship Finance, Shipping Centers, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | 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

IMO head to speak at European Shipping Week

IMO head to speak at European Shipping Week
Key seminar announced at European Shipping Week The Secretary-General of the International Maritime Organization (IMO), Kitack Lim, and Magda Kopczynska from the European Commission’s DG MOVE, which is the directorate responsible for freight transport safety within the EU, will join industry leaders...
February 17th, 2017 | Associations, European Union, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, IMO, Politics and Government, Shipping Centers | Read More

Tom Boardley appointed new Chairman at The Mission to Seafarers

Tom Boardley appointed new Chairman at The Mission to Seafarers
Tom Boardley, The Mission to Seafarers is pleased to announce that Tom Boardley, Executive Vice President of Lloyd’s Register has been appointed as the new Chairman of the global maritime welfare charity. Tom will formally take on the role from the incumbent Chairman Robert Woods CBE on the 1 April...
February 2nd, 2017 | Charity, HR, Shipping Centers | Read More

VIMC in the news – Advantage Vancouver: Building a Global Maritime Hub

VIMC in the news –  Advantage Vancouver: Building a Global Maritime Hub
… As Canada’s largest port, Vancouver B.C has always been big on shipping. Now they have their sights set on becoming a world-class maritime center. “There’s no problem selling Vancouver,” says Kaity Arsoniadis-Stein, Executive Director of the Vancouver International Maritime Center (VIMC),...
February 2nd, 2017 | Shipping Centers | Read More

Seahealth briefs WISTA Denmark guests on its widening role

Seahealth briefs WISTA Denmark guests on its widening role
l to r: Søren Philip Sørensen, Anne Ries, Connie S. Gehrt “It’s all about people” – this was the fundamental message describing the role of Seahealth, a private organisation serving the maritime industry, from its managing director Connie Gehrt, to an invited group of members of WISTA Denmark. Ms...
December 21st, 2016 | Associations, Health and Safety, HR, News, Shipping Centers, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Professor George C. Bitros on the success of Greek Ocean-going shipping

Professor George C. Bitros on the success of Greek Ocean-going shipping
Prof. George C. Bitros Ocean Shipping: By Far the Best Growth Model for Greece by Prof. George C. Bitros* Abstract: Today there is unanimous agreement that the country’s production model must change. But Greeks are very confused about the direction of the necessary changes. For, as the recent elections...
December 16th, 2016 | Academia, Insight, Reports, Shipmanagement, Shipping Centers | Read More

Beware of the Market’s premature euphoria…

Beware of the Market’s premature euphoria…
John Faraclas The BDI is just 1,000 (one thousand) points below December 2013 level, still a long way to go despite the latest  euphoria, as Geopolitics might be the “catalyst” for cataclysmical  events; John Faraclas’ weekly recap: The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) closed with a 26 points plus since...
November 18th, 2016 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Energy, Environment, IMO, Markets, Politics and Government, Shipfinance, Shipmanagement, Shipping Centers | Read More

BDI’s four digit and geopolitical uncertainty to be watched…

BDI’s four digit and geopolitical uncertainty to be watched…
John Faraclas The BDI “makes waves” at 1,045 at the end of a turbulent week which will, geopolitically, change the route of history; John Faraclas brief weekly recap: The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) closed up 71 points surpassing for the first time this year the 1,000 point mark reaching 1,045 points...
November 11th, 2016 | European Union, Markets, News, Politics and Government, Reports, Shipping Centers, Shipping Indices | Read More

Ports should be at the heart of the UK’s Industrial Strategy

Ports should be at the heart of the UK’s Industrial Strategy
ABP Chief Executive James Cooper addresses the Maritime Nationat the Foreign and Commonwealth Office ABP Chief Executive James Cooper called on The Government to put ports at the heart of its Industrial Strategy. Speaking at a Maritime Nation event at the Foreign Office last night, Mr Cooper said ports...
November 2nd, 2016 | Associations, Politics and Government, Ports & Terminals, Shipping Centers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Thome welcomes Singapore government’s possible intervention to support marine and offshore sectors

Thome welcomes Singapore government’s possible intervention to support marine and offshore sectors
Claes eek Thorstensen, Thome has welcomed the recent announcement by the minister of trade and industry S. Iswaran that the Singapore government is working in consultation with the marine and offshore engineering sectors, plus the region’s financial institutions, to review the possible need for...
November 2nd, 2016 | Politics and Government, Shipmanagement, Shipping Centers | Read More

Countdown officially starts to LISW 2017

Countdown officially starts to LISW 2017
Jeremy Penn The countdown to London International Shipping Week 2017 (LISW17) officially began last night with an exclusive launch reception held at the iconic Norton Rose Fulbright building on London’s South Bank.  The launch reception brought together representatives from many of the maritime world’s...
October 20th, 2016 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Shipping Centers | Read More

European Parliament gives patronage to European Shipping Week 2017

European Parliament gives patronage to European Shipping Week 2017
Martin Schultz, president of the European Paliament European Shipping Week has been granted the European Parliament’s official patronage by its President, Mr Martin Schultz.  Commenting on European Shipping Week, Mr Schultz said his institution appreciated the opportunity for open dialogue between...
October 18th, 2016 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, European Union, News, Organisations, Politics and Government, Shipping Centers | Read More

Danish Minister of Business and Growth officially open the Danish Maritime Fair

Danish Minister of Business and Growth officially open the Danish Maritime Fair
The Danish Minister of  Business and Growth Troels Lund Poulsen Danish Minister of Business and Growth, Mr. Troels Lund Poulsen will, in cooperation with the Director General and CEO of the Danish Shipowners’ Association, Anne H. Steffensen, Executive Manager of Danish Maritime, Cecilie Lykkegaard...
October 6th, 2016 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Exhibitions, Politics and Government, Shipping Centers | Read More

Happy World Maritime Day!

Happy World Maritime Day!
Shipping is indispensable to the world. That is the message being shared around the world today (29 September), as IMO and the global maritime community celebrates the annual World Maritime Day. World Maritime Day is an official United Nations day. Every year, it provides an opportunity to focus attention...
September 29th, 2016 | IMO, Organisations, Shipping Centers, UN | Read More

Is that the BDI’s …”coordinated” fall ?

Is that the BDI’s …”coordinated” fall ?
John Faraclas You might think otherwise, but given that the same sizes that have fallen yesterday, lost  also today and only one was…up, then I am pretty sure that you too will interpret  same as a “coordinated” fall; don’t ask on Geopolitics where the Diplomatic Corps become corpses…...
August 4th, 2016 | Associations, Energy, European Union, Markets, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Religion, Reports, Shipping Centers, Shipping Indices | Read More

Brexit: what next? Start lobbying now, experts urge shipping industry

Brexit: what next? Start lobbying now, experts urge shipping industry
Allie Renison of Institute of Directors addresses Brexit event.   Brexit: what next? Start lobbying now, experts urge shipping industry By James Brewer Shipping interests have been advised to seize the moment to lobby new ministers and their departments while the UK government is groping towards...
July 21st, 2016 | Associations, Banking, Communication, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Energy, Environment, European Union, Events, Headlines, Immigration, IMO, Insurance and Reinsurance, Jobs, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Marine Insurance, Maritime Education and Training, Markets, Organisations, People and Places, Person Profiles, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Ports & Terminals, Shipping Centers | Read More

The BDI gets a dozen points plus!

The BDI gets a dozen points plus!
John Faraclas Hurray hurray, at least the BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gets some points plus, now standing at 738; Mrs. May proceeds in naming her all-British political team… The game now begins:  John Faraclas’ daily recap: A bit of good news, not those that make headlines – as whatever is below...
July 14th, 2016 | European Union, Markets, Politics and Government, Shipping Centers, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Europe’s drama: no BREXIT yet in sight…

Europe’s drama: no BREXIT yet in sight…
Ten days after the UK Referendum on “Europe: should I stay or should I go”*, the picture is still blur with all possibilities still on the table. BREXIT has now become  Europe’s’ midsummer night’s dream. John Faraclas comments: Whatever happened has happened; from now on  Europe and its...
July 3rd, 2016 | Comment, European Union, Immigration, Politics and Government, Shipping Centers | Read More

The BDI had its day; so did BREXIT…

The BDI had its day; so did BREXIT…
Nothing changed at Pindar Plaza off Liverpool Street Station; business as usual… John Faraclas’ weekly shipping market recap and the Referendum …puzzle-result message: Agatha Christie would have loved it: “13 for luck”* and the BDI goes …above the 600 threshold -now reading 609...
June 24th, 2016 | Chartering, Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, European Union, Insight, Markets, Oil Industry, Politics and Government, Shipping Centers, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Theodore E. Veniamis on UGS’s response to the EU’s Commission Decision on tax issues…

Theodore E. Veniamis on UGS’s response to the EU’s Commission Decision on tax issues…
Theodore E. Veniamis, the UGS president Executive Summary of the Union of Greek Shipowners response which has been an integral part of the Hellenic reply to the EU Commission Decision on the investigation of Greek Tonnage Tax System The 120 page paper which has been scrutinised by lawyers well versed...
June 14th, 2016 | European Union, Organisations, Politics and Government, Shipping Centers, Taxation | Read More

UGS and European Commissioner for Transport in joint press conference at Posidonia 2016

UGS and European Commissioner for Transport in joint press conference  at Posidonia 2016
l to r: Theodore E. Veniamis, Violeta Bulk, Michael Chandres and Yiannis Lyras Discussion focused on key global maritime affairs and issues The European Commissioner for Transport, Violeta Bulc visited Posidonia 2016 today where she keynoted a joint press conference with the Union of Greek Shipowners...
June 10th, 2016 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, European Union, Events, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Organisations, Politics and Government, Shipping Centers | Read More

UGS’s Annual Report for 2015-2016; an insight too!

UGS’s Annual Report for 2015-2016; an insight too!
Theodore E. Veniamis, President of the Union of Greek Shipowners Viewers world -wide can have  a rare chance to read this unique Annual Report from the Union of Greek Shipowners, which is also an insight too for Greece’s best industry ! The Union celebrates its Centenary this year and look forward...
May 26th, 2016 | Associations, Reports, Shipmanagement, Shipping Centers | Read More

A reassuring message from Panama

A reassuring message from Panama
Ana Irene Delgado The following is a message from Solis, Endara, Delgado & Guevara in Panama:  There have been several weeks of publication in all media worldwide of one of the most important developments in the history of our country, Panama, which has been broadly called THE PANAMA PAPERS, which...
May 8th, 2016 | Consulting, Legal, Shipping Centers | Read More