Posts Tagged ‘Athens’

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

Breaking News: Wildfires – Greek Alternate Minister Nikos Toskas resigns

Breaking News: Wildfires – Greek Alternate Minister Nikos Toskas resigns
A burnt down house – picture by Regina Faraclas Blaze and Blame continues – the first resignation; Nikos Toskas a retired rmy general and Citizens Protection alternate minister resigned following the wildfires and the end of the state of emergency declared last week. Let’s see how many will...
August 3rd, 2018 | Breaking News, Politics and Government | Read More

Greece: Wildfire inferno in Attica claims 50 dead and 160 injured…

Greece: Wildfire inferno in Attica claims 50 dead and 160 injured…
Fire Smog covers the plain of Athens Further to our late report last night, despicable on all counts developments on what Attica, Greece, Europe, the entire Planet Ocean witnessed from yesterdays and all night long inferno! Time to ensure things like this NEVER ever happen again and above all time to...
July 24th, 2018 | Breaking News, Story of the Month | Read More

Environmental Awards 2018 honor HELMEPA

Environmental Awards 2018 honor HELMEPA
The Chairman of the Judging Committee Dr Katia Lazaridis, Deputy Rector of Academic Affairs and International Relations at Harokopio University, presenting HELMEPA’s honorary award to the association’s representative Constantinos Andreadis On Tuesday, July 10, 2018, the Hellenic Marine Environment...
July 12th, 2018 | Associations, Awards, Environment, Events, People and Places | Read More

Diana Containerships extends “Domingo’s” period t/c CMA CGM

Diana Containerships extends “Domingo’s” period t/c  CMA CGM
.. DIANA CONTAINERSHIPS INC. ANNOUNCES DIRECT CONTINUATION OF TIME CHARTER CONTRACT FOR M/V DOMINGO WITH CMA CGM ATHENS, GREECE, July 10, 2018 – Diana Containerships Inc. (NASDAQ: DCIX), (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of containerships, today announced...
July 10th, 2018 | Chartering, Container shipping, Containers, Fixtures, Markets | Read More

8th Annual Capital Link CSR Forum

8th Annual Capital Link CSR Forum
Olga and Nicholas Bornozis; the powerful duo behind Capital Link’s success! “Opening up Greece to Global Opportunities – A new aspect of CSR” with the participation of 100 Organizations-parallel NGOs Exhibition THURSDAY, JUNE 28TH, 2018, HILTON ATHENS HOTEL Athens, June 26, 2018 The 8th...
June 26th, 2018 | Corporate Social Responsibility, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

Summer blues with the BDI@1,341…

Summer blues with the BDI@1,341…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) fall further earlier on today losing six points and on a weekly count 104 points – 1,341 from 1,445 points… Geopolitics are as crucial as ever and be prepared soon for the inevitable as things continue to deteriorate. John Faraclas’ daily and weekly brief...
June 22nd, 2018 | Charity, Chartering, Clubs, Dry Bulkcarriers, Insight, Markets, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

HFW boosts Greek ship finance with partner appointment and senior associate hire as office celebrates 25th Anniversary

HFW boosts Greek ship finance with partner appointment  and senior associate hire as office celebrates 25th Anniversary
Sector-focused law firm HFW has boosted its leading Greek ship finance practice with the promotion of Piraeus consultant Kalliopi Karaiskaki to partner and the hire of senior associate Dimitra Gelti. Kalliopi has also been appointed as head of the firm’s ship finance practice in Piraeus. The moves...
June 15th, 2018 | Company Profiles, Legal, News, Person Profiles | Read More

Verifavia Shipping first independent verifier authorised by the Panama Maritime Authority for IMO DCS verification services

Verifavia Shipping first independent verifier authorised by the Panama Maritime Authority for IMO DCS verification services
Julien Dufour, CEO, Verifavia Shipping World’s largest ship registry accredits Verifavia to offer independent IMO DCS verification services to its 8,000+ Panamanian registered vessels LONDON, PARIS, ATHENS – 06 June 2018: Verifavia, the world’s leading emissions verification company for the transport...
June 6th, 2018 | Flags, Regulatory | Read More

Nawfal Al-Jourani live on DMC’s success and future development

Nawfal Al-Jourani live on DMC’s success and future development
Nawfal Al-Jourani talking to allaboutshipping’s John Faraclas What a great chance that was to have live on camera Nawfal Al-Jourani during the first day of the Posidonia 2018 exhibition not just promoting business for the Dubai Maritime City Authority and in particular for the Dubai Maritime ...
June 5th, 2018 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Exhibitions, Interviews, News, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Full Steam ahead for clean shipping fuel…

Full Steam ahead for clean shipping fuel…
… FULL STEAM AHEAD FOR CLEAN SHIPPING FUEL AS POSIDONIA SETS GLOBAL MARITIME ENERGY AGENDA Clean fuel is one of global shipping’s hottest topics as the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) 2020 deadline for a global sulphur limit in fuel oil used on board ships is fast approaching. And as...
June 5th, 2018 | Bunkering, Emissions, Environment, LNG, News | Read More

The BDI@1,156 – manipulation or…

The BDI@1,156 – manipulation or…
John Faraclas – picture by ecopack77 The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained 66 points earlier on and now reads 1,156; on a weekly basis same was up 79 points – from 1,077. That’s good news but… Geopolitics continue to be perplexed and we advise CAUTION as the economics are totally in a mess. John...
June 1st, 2018 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Reports, Shipping Indices, Tankers | Read More

Dry Market dives further with the BDI@1,109; the Wets on upturn

Dry Market dives further with the BDI@1,109; the Wets on upturn
John Faraclas The BDI lost 53 points earlier on today; the Wets on an upturn and Geopolitics muddy… John Faraclas’ brief Markets  and Geopolitics report coupled with a live video: The Capes lost 208 points with the BCI now standing at 1,551 points… Ultra-caution should be observed… The  Panamaxes’...
May 24th, 2018 | Chartering, Events, Markets, Reports, Shipping Indices, Tankers | Read More

Making a splash at Posidonia

Making a splash at Posidonia
Visitors to the 2018 Posidonia Exhibition, one of the world’s largest tradeshows for the international maritime industry, will be able to see live port calls on a huge set of interactive screens thanks to a tie-up between global ship tracking intelligence company MarineTraffic and the show organisers.  Located...
May 18th, 2018 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Exhibitions, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

The Future Face of Shipping: Mastering the Digital Wave

The Future Face of Shipping: Mastering the Digital Wave
Vassilis Antoniades, Senior Partner, Head of the Athens Office BCG, making the opening remarks New Technologies in Shipping was the main subject of the Shipping Event which took place at the SNFCC yesterday, organized by The Boston Consulting Group on the occasion of the Posidonia 2018; Emily Lionis...
May 16th, 2018 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, IT and Communications | Read More

EIS Athens Highlights

EIS Athens Highlights
… Thank you to those of you who attended and for those of you who missed it, you missed a great summit! “Excellent conference, looking forward to the future ones!” Roberto Marantidis – Director, AXIA Ventures Group Ltd, London “Well done for organizing this event. These...
May 15th, 2018 | Banking, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Finance | Read More

Posidonia sets compass for future global shipping agenda

Posidonia sets compass for future global shipping agenda
.. The biennial Posidonia 2018 Conference Programme is once again upon us with its trademark thought provoking constellation of conferences, seminars, workshops and heated panel discussions which are yet again set to shape the global shipping agenda and define the future of an industry that sits at the...
May 14th, 2018 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Exhibitions, News | Read More

Vassilios Kostetsos mesmerizing “Narcissus”

Vassilios Kostetsos mesmerizing “Narcissus”
On the stage of the World Vassilios Kostetsos: mesmerising “Narcissus”  Spring Summer 2019 Haute Couture Show under the Acropolis. One of the most celebrated and revered Greek fashion designers of all time, Vassilios Kostetsos, saw every artist’s dream come true when he became the first couturier...
April 10th, 2018 | Events, Fashion, People and Places, Social Columns | Read More

Supporting Lifeline Hellas noble charitable purpose

Supporting Lifeline Hellas noble charitable purpose
The top table with r to l: Irene S. Daifas, Afksendiyos Kalangos, HRH Prince Alexander, Dr. Douglas Jackson, Stella Mantzaris, Natalia Kalangos,  Nassia Papamanolis, Alkistis Prinou Boukouvalas, Panagiotis Antonakopoulos, Irini Vassilopoulou, Zisis Boukouvalas. Thanks to the president of the Fraternity...
March 30th, 2018 | Charity, Events, People and Places | Read More

“In a fierce forward Dash” – History and Art leading to Greece’s Freedom

“In a fierce forward Dash” – History and Art leading to Greece’s Freedom
The Mayor of Paleon Faliron, Radm (HN) Dionissis Hatzidakis, introducing the event; next to him is Commodore (HN) Leonidas Tsiantoulas, head of the Naval History Agency of the Hellenic Navy A very unique exhibition relating to the history of the Hellenic Navy  – between the years 1821 to 1945,...
March 24th, 2018 | Art and auctions, Events, Exhibitions, Maritime History and Museums, Military, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More

Posidonia 2018 Newsletter #2

Posidonia 2018 Newsletter #2
.. Viewers can find herebelow  after an introductory paragraph, the 2nd Posidonia 2018 Newsletter prepared by the Posidonia team. Posidonia Games Scale New Heights In Corporate Sports Events World Thousands register for multi-sports weekend of Sailing, Golf, Running and Football tournaments A total...
March 14th, 2018 | Communication, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Exhibitions, News | Read More

TheSeaNation’s conference is on…

TheSeaNation’s conference is on…
…the Ambassadors panel with (on a l to r): Leonidas Dimitriadis-Evgenidis (moderator); John Eugene Gjelstad (Norway), AHN Youngjip (South Korea), Geoffey Ross Pyatt (USA), Kate Smith CMG (UK) and  Yasuhiro Shimizu (Japan) The Global Impact of Shipping is the theme of this very special conference...
March 14th, 2018 | Breaking News, Conferences, Seminars, Forums | Read More

Highlights of the first ELEMED conference of shipping electrification

Highlights of the first ELEMED conference of shipping electrification
From the conference On Tuesday 27 February 2018, 24 experts in five conference sessions discussed how Eastern Mediterranean region could become emissions-free through the application of electrification technologies in ports and vessels. The Conference entitled “Powering zero-emission marine transportation”...
March 6th, 2018 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Emissions, Energy, Environment | Read More

Slide2Open Shipping Finance 2018 Conference is underway

Slide2Open Shipping Finance 2018 Conference is underway
Prof Martin Stopford, President – Clarksons Research who chairs the event The Slide2Open Shipping Finance 2018 Conference in Athens’ Athenaeum InterContinental Hotel is under way. The Conference aims to cover many Shipping Finance issues and challenges involving international stakeholders from...
February 22nd, 2018 | Banking, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Shipfinance | Read More

Survitec to present at the Informal Tanker Operators’ Safety Forum

Survitec to present at the Informal Tanker Operators’ Safety Forum
Safety solutions provider Survitec is to attend the Informal Tanker Operators’ Safety Forum (ITOSF) which takes place in Athens at the Grand Bretagne Hotel, on 21st and 22nd February 201 The two-day event is a gathering of representatives of more than 70 tanker management companies, exchanging views...
February 15th, 2018 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Safety and Security, Tankers | Read More