Posts Tagged ‘Argentina’

Macri defeat prompts crisis fears, Norges Bank seminar

Macri defeat prompts crisis fears, Norges Bank seminar
Macri defeat prompts crisis fears, Norges Bank seminar Commentary: Macri defeat prompts crisis fears By Desmond Lachman and Mark Sobel in Washington President Macri’s defeat in Argentina’s primary presidential elections was unexpected. The Peronist leader Alberto Fernández is now the frontrunner...
August 20th, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Finance, News, Reports | Read More

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Tuesday, 13 August 2019)

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Tuesday, 13 August 2019)
. GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Tuesday, 13 August 2019)  HIGHLIGHTS August 13, 2019 Global markets Asian equities were in deep red on Tuesday on fears about a prolonged U.S.-China trade war, increasingly violent protests in Hong Kong and a currency crash in Argentina’s peso drove investors to safe...
August 13th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Dafne Anghelidis – my priorities as new president of WISTA Argentina

Dafne Anghelidis – my priorities as new president of WISTA Argentina
Daphne Anghelidis Dafne Anghelidis – my priorities as new president of WISTA Argentina  Following her election as president of WISTA Argentina, Dafne Anghelidis tells John Faraclas her priorities for the chapter’s work, her assessment of Argentina’s maritime status, and empowering women Congratulations...
April 22nd, 2019 | Insight, Interviews, WISTA - Women in Shipping | 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

Low expectations, modest victory

Low expectations, modest victory
Low expectations, modest victory Buenos Aires avoids bad outcomes By Mark Sobel in Washington Monday 3 December 2018 Another year, another G20 leaders’ summit. But memories of Buenos Aires may last longer than for some other G20 meetings. President Donald Trump behaved well. Expectations were exceeded...
December 3rd, 2018 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, News, Trade and Commerce | Read More

AFL Sud America launches in Argentina

AFL Sud America launches in Argentina
Guillermo Pastore Independent Lloyd’s broker AFL Insurance Brokers Ltd (AFL) is delighted to today announce the launch of AFL Sud America LLC (AFL Sud America), as part of a joint venture with Special Division Reinsurance Brokers (Special Division), one of the largest reinsurance brokers in South America. Headquartered...
November 28th, 2018 | Company Profiles, Insurance and Reinsurance, Marine Insurance, Person Profiles | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, November 28, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, November 28, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Trade woes linger ahead of the meeting between US President Donald Trump and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping on 1 December, on the sidelines of the G20 summit in Argentina. Adding to the above, a media report conveyed that the US...
November 28th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Italy and the Dominican Republic claim final Sailing golds at the Youth Olympic Games

Italy and the Dominican Republic claim final Sailing golds at the Youth Olympic Games
.. Sofia Tomasoni (ITA) and Deury Corniel (DOM) won gold in the Kiteboarding on the last day of the Youth Olympic Sailing Competition at Club Nautico San Isidro, Buenos Aires, Argentina. Two dramatic winner-takes-all finals saw a remarkable double silver medal awarded on both occasions, with racers in...
October 14th, 2018 | Sailing, Sports | Read More

Argentina win Nacra 15 gold at home Youth Olympic Games

Argentina win Nacra 15 gold at home Youth Olympic Games
.. Dante Cittadini and Teresa Romairone (ARG) won gold in the Mixed Nacra 15 fleet in front of a packed Club Nautico San Isidro at the Youth Olympic Sailing Competition, Buenos Aires, Argentina. On home waters, and in a variety of conditions, the Argentinians sailed consistently throughout the week and...
October 14th, 2018 | Sailing, Sports | Read More

Greece and Italy claim Windsurfing gold at the Youth Olympic Games

Greece and Italy claim Windsurfing gold at the Youth Olympic Games
Alexandros Kalpogiannakis Alexandros Kalpogiannakis (GRE) and Giorgia Speciale (ITA) became the first sailors to take the title of 2018 Youth Olympic Champions at the Youth Olympic Sailing Competition, held out of Club Nautico San Isidro, Buenos Aires, Argentina. The first Medal Races in Sailing were...
October 13th, 2018 | Events, News, Sailing, Sports | Read More

Russian and Israeli windsurfers continue fight for medals at the Youth Olympic Games

Russian and Israeli windsurfers continue fight for medals at the Youth Olympic Games
Tomer Vardimon Ahead of Friday’s Medal Race, the battle to claim a spot on the podium amplified in the Windsurfing class at the Youth Olympic Sailing Competition at Club Nautico San Isidro, Buenos Aires, Argentina. Shifting winds on the coldest day of the week so far brought new challenges for the...
October 12th, 2018 | Sailing, Sports | Read More

German kiteboarder continues dominance at the Youth Olympic Games

German kiteboarder continues dominance at the Youth Olympic Games
Alina Kornelli A dazzling display on the water from Alina Kornelli (GER) ensured she remains top of the Girl’s Kiteboarding fleet at the Youth Olympic Sailing Competition at Club Nautico San Isidro, Buenos Aires, Argentina. With lighter windspeeds than the previous day, all three classes were able...
October 10th, 2018 | Sports | Read More

French Nacra 15 duo win opening race at the Youth Olympic Games

French Nacra 15 duo win opening race at the Youth Olympic Games
.. Titouan Petard and Kenza Coutard (FRA) struck the first win in the solitary Mixed Multihull (Nacra 15) race at the Youth Olympic Sailing Competition at Club Nautico San Isidro, Buenos Aires, Argentina. A frustrating day epitomised by light winds meant that Girl’s and Boy’s Windsurfing (Techno...
October 8th, 2018 | Sailing, Sports | Read More

Buenos Aires prepares to host 100 sailors at the Youth Olympic Games

Buenos Aires prepares to host 100 sailors at the Youth Olympic Games
. The third Youth Olympic Games, to be held in Buenos Aires, Argentina, between 6-18 October 2018, will welcome 100 sailors from 44 different nations. Five sailing events will take place at Club Náutico San Isidro in the Argentine capital, including debuts for two classes – Girl’s and Boy’s Kiteboarding...
October 6th, 2018 | Sailing, Sports | Read More

Argentina and the IMF – Take Two, Absa Africa Financial Markets Index

Argentina and the IMF – Take Two, Absa Africa Financial Markets Index
Argentina President Mauricio Macri Commentary: Argentina and the IMF – Take Two By Mark Sobel in Washington Amid a plunging peso and falling confidence in Argentine economic policy, President Mauricio Macri turned to the International Monetary Fund for the second time in three months. His government...
October 4th, 2018 | Banking, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Country Profiles, Finance, Markets | Read More

Full speed ahead for Triton 5 project

Full speed ahead for Triton 5 project
Horacio Vasquez The latest episode of the Project Triton book and cartoon series will be launched in October 2018 in Buenos Aires, Madrid, Athens and the Norwegian city of Tromsø. It will be the fifth edition of Project Triton, an initiative with the aim of awakening in children their interest in the...
September 4th, 2018 | Books, Charity, Clubs, Communication, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Maritime Education and Training, Maritime Gifts, Maritime History and Museums, News, Photography | Read More

Wind energy powers Kaleido in Argentina

Wind energy powers Kaleido in Argentina
.. Argentina’s growing interest in wind energy is giving the Spanish-based forwarding and logistics company, Kaleido, significant optimism for its recently opened branch in Buenos Aires. Whilst Argentina has a long tradition of using wind energy on its farms, the government is keen to make sure...
July 12th, 2018 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Energy | Read More

WISTA Americas: Facing the challenges of the shipping industry

WISTA Americas: Facing the challenges of the shipping industry
WISTA Argentina, a chapter of the Women’s International Shipping and Trading Association, is honoured to issue an invitation to attend WISTA Americas 2018, which will take place at Centro Naval, Room Almirante Brown, in Buenos Aires, on June 18-20, 2018, and to celebrate WISTA Argentina’s fifth...
March 22nd, 2018 | Anniversaries, Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

International unions back Gate Gourmet workers in Argentina

International unions back Gate Gourmet workers in Argentina
Steve Cotton ITF (International Transport Workers’ Federation) unions representing Gate Gourmet workers are lobbying the company today in support of the company’s drivers and logistics workers in Argentina who are campaigning for recognition of the work they carry out. Currently the company treats...
July 14th, 2017 | Associations, ITF, Labour Disputes | Read More

Canadian company Millennial Lithium digs into the ‘lithium triangle’ in Argentina

Canadian company Millennial Lithium digs into the ‘lithium triangle’ in Argentina
Millennial Lithium chairman Graham Harris. Canadian company Millennial Lithium digs into the ‘lithium triangle’ in Argentina By James Brewer Graham Harris, chairman of a Canadian exploration company, enthuses that there is a “pretty wonderful outlook for lithium over the next 10 to 20 years…...
October 19th, 2016 | Markets, Mining, News | Read More

ISS Port Alert: Under Keel Clearance – Parana River and River Plate, Argentina

ISS Port Alert: Under Keel Clearance – Parana River and River Plate, Argentina
Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS) is advising of a change to under keel clearance (UKC) rules on Parana River and River Plate in Argentina. From 25 November 2016, the Coast Guard has advised that an under keel clearance (UKC) will be applied for vessels which transit Parana River and River Plate with...
October 3rd, 2016 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Regulatory | Read More

Road to Buenos Aires 2018 Youth Olympic Games, a global adventure

Road to Buenos Aires 2018 Youth Olympic Games, a global adventure
.. The road to the Buenos Aires 2018 Youth Olympic Games (YOG) will be a global adventure for the best young speedsters with a continental qualification system deciding which nations will send sailors to Argentina in October 2018. Exactly 100 sailors aged 15-18 will sail across five events on Mar del...
September 22nd, 2016 | Sailing, Sports | Read More

Emotional Nacra gold for Argentina, first ever sailing medal for Croatia

Emotional Nacra gold for Argentina, first ever sailing medal for Croatia
After a shaky weather forecast and a fear of lack of wind, the Pão de Açucar (Sugarloaf Mountain) course delivered some excellent conditions for four nail-biting Medal Races. The oldest man in the competition, recently recovered from cancer, won a gold medal. Croatia won its first ever Olympic medal...
August 16th, 2016 | Associations, Sailing, Sports | Read More

Spain and Argenitina in support of the “Boarding Program for Maritime Cadets”

Spain and Argenitina in support of the “Boarding Program for Maritime Cadets”
l to r: Capt. Antonio M. Padrón, Lic. Horacio G. Vázquez and Mr. Rafael Rodríguez The Director General of the Spanish Merchant Marine and the IMO Maritime Ambassador held a meeting with the Director of the Maritime Museum “Ing. Cervino from the National Nautical School “Manuel Belgrano”...
July 23rd, 2016 | Books, Jobs, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Maritime Education and Training, Shipmanagement, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

ITIC reports on costly transhipment errors by ship agents

ITIC reports on costly transhipment errors by ship agents
International Transport Intermediaries Club (ITIC) says it continues to deal on a regular basis with claims resulting from errors by agents involving transhipment cargoes. In one case, an agent in Argentina failed to declare a cargo as transhipment cargo within fifteen days of the vessel’s arrival...
May 5th, 2016 | Marine Insurance, P and I Clubs | Read More