Posts Tagged ‘Athens’

An evening of fashion and elegance at the Greek Ambassador’s Residence

An evening of fashion and elegance at the Greek Ambassador’s Residence
Hand crocheted long necklace and bracelet made from silk, metallic threads and precious stones. The historic residence of Elena Schilitzi-Venizelou, the wife of Greece’s most acclaimed prime minister and that of George Seferis as Greece’s ambassador to the United Kingdom (1957-1961) and Nobel Laureate...
November 20th, 2017 | Events, Exhibitions, Fashion, Jewelry, People and Places, Social Columns | Read More

Grammenos’ Cass 4th Athens Triennial Meeting…

Grammenos’ Cass 4th Athens Triennial Meeting…
Anthony Papadimitriou at the podium; to his right the panel Picture by iris D. Liaskonis …is as you read these lines enfolding at the Onassis Cultural Centre (STEGI) in Athens, Greece and continues tomorrow with nearly 1,000 registrations… The Grammenos Brigade as we call it! Iris Liaskonis is...
November 10th, 2017 | Academia, Associations, Breaking News, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Energy, Environment, HR, Insurance and Reinsurance, Markets, Military, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

The Markets: …did I hear you uncertainty..?

The Markets: …did I hear you uncertainty..?
John Faraclas The Greeks have a …cliché, not just a word for today: “…And it’s the 9th day of the month…” with respect odd situation in life. The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost five points earlier on today and now reads 1,481 – that’s 766 points below the 31st of Dec 2013 reading/level!!!...
November 9th, 2017 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Military, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Insurance perspective of marine disasters: Swedish Club and Sigma Maritime event by Chios Marine Club

Insurance perspective of marine disasters: Swedish Club and Sigma Maritime event  by Chios Marine Club
l to r: Stelios Magkanaris, Manos Strongilos, Maria Yiassa and Konstantinos Vasilleiadis A high profile presentation entitled “The Insurance Perspective of Marine Disasters” was organised by Chios Marine Club at the Angelicoussis Group auditorium, on November 1, 2017. The event was sponsored by SM...
November 9th, 2017 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Marine Insurance, Maritime Accidents, P and I Clubs | Read More

A Lloyd’s briefing and Marine Hull Market discussion

A Lloyd’s briefing and Marine Hull Market discussion
l to r: Manos Lorentzos ( Seascope Hellas S.A.), Maria Kouliga- Pavlou (Trinity Marine Services Ltd), John Myrianthopoulos (European Link S.A.), Phoevos Bartsiokas ( Trireme S.A. International Insurance Brokers) By kind permission of H.E. the British Ambassador, Ms Kate Smith CMG, the Hellenic Committee...
November 7th, 2017 | Events, Marine Insurance | Read More

The Athens Roadshow: First stop… London

The Athens Roadshow: First stop… London
From the presentation Taking into account the record of 5 million visitors expected in Athens in 2017, the City of Athens Convention and Visitors Bureau (ACVB) of the Athens Development and Destination Management Agency, has one focus: to promote the Greek capital as a leisure, city break, conferences...
November 3rd, 2017 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Exhibitions, Tourism | Read More

Capital Link’s Operational Excellence in Shipping Forum

Capital Link’s Operational Excellence in Shipping Forum
Iris Liaskonis This much awaited event attracting over 600 delegates from all over Planet Ocean and was more than a success as it coincided  with the beginning of this winter’s major international events and given the state of the markets, the state of the world economy and trade it offered the...
November 2nd, 2017 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Markets, Shipmanagement | Read More

7th Annual Capital Link Operational Excellence in Shipping Forum, Athens, Wednesday, November 1, 2017, Divani Caravel Hotel

7th Annual Capital Link Operational Excellence in Shipping Forum, Athens, Wednesday, November 1, 2017, Divani Caravel Hotel
Capital Link’s Nicolas Bornozis NEW YORK, NY, October 24, 2017 – The “7th Annual Capital Link “Operational Excellence in Shipping Forum” will take place on Wednesday November 1, 2017 at the Divani Caravel hotel in Athens, Greece. FORUM OVERVIEW AND STRUCTURE The Forum is organized in Cooperation...
October 23rd, 2017 | Associations, Awards, Corporate Social Responsibility, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, HR, Shipmanagement | Read More

The BDI@1,552: still cruel to be kind…

The BDI@1,552: still cruel to be kind…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained another 29 points since yesterday thanks mainly to the Capers and to a leaser extend to all the other dry indices. Geopolitics still very perplexed. John Faraclas’ market briefing: The Capers gained another 100 points – to be precise 99 points and now...
October 17th, 2017 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Reports, Sales and Purchases, Ship Finance, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shipmanagement, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Last chance to nominate for the 2017 Greek Shipping Awards

Last chance to nominate for the 2017 Greek Shipping Awards
… Last chance to nominate for the 2017 Greek Shipping Awards Only one week to go to submit entries for prestigious awards Only one week remains for entries to be submitted for this year’s Lloyd’s List Greek Shipping Awards and the pace of the submissions has increased as it always does at this...
October 11th, 2017 | Anniversaries, Associations, Awards, Company Profiles, Events, HR, News, Person Profiles | Read More

ClassNK again leads strong support for the 2017 Greek Shipping Awards

ClassNK again leads strong support for the 2017 Greek Shipping Awards
… ClassNK again leads strong support for the 2017 Greek Shipping Awards ExxonMobil joins the prestigious list of sponsors for major event in the maritime calendar Piraeus, October 11 2017 – LEADING classification society ClassNK for the eighth consecutive year is supporting the Greek Shipping...
October 11th, 2017 | Anniversaries, Associations, Awards, Events, News | Read More

INTERCARGO’s semi-annual meetings in Athens

INTERCARGO’s semi-annual meetings in Athens
“Persisting industry challenges remain at the top of the INTERCARGO agenda while its Membership increases drastically” INTERCARGO’s Technical and Executive Committees held in Athens their semi-annual meetings on 9 and 10 October 2017, along with a well-attended Dinner Reception on the first day....
October 10th, 2017 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Intercargo | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, October 4, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, October 4, 2017)
Dr. Platon , Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Negotiations between the major political parties in Spain on how to jointly handle the Catalonian crisis continue. In the meantime, the...
October 4th, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Yao Cong’s immersive works retranslate human feelings

Yao Cong’s immersive works retranslate human feelings
Still from ‘Uncertain Game.’ Yao Cong’s immersive works retranslate human feelings By James Brewer A Chinese artist working in London, Yao Cong produces innovative video work challenging viewers to rethink gender, fantasies, and the power of demonisation and cliché. He has again shown his flair...
July 28th, 2017 | Art and auctions, Exhibitions, Paintings and Sculpture, People and Places, Person Profiles, Photography | Read More

Galassie – a galactic network named after Loch Ness monster

Galassie – a galactic network named after Loch Ness monster
Shigetoshi Furutani. Galassie – a galactic network named after Loch Ness monster By James Brewer Here comes the Loch Ness monster, exerting inter-planetary influence. The legendary sea creature is appropriated symbolically in a dramatic installation by Japanese-born artist Shigetoshi Furutani as his...
June 28th, 2017 | Academia, Art and auctions, Events, Exhibitions, People and Places | Read More

The Markets dive, the geopolitics are messy, terrorism must be smashed here and now!

The Markets dive, the geopolitics are messy, terrorism must be smashed here and now!
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) was down 16 points at 918, Geopolitics continue to be messy all over, and Terrorism must be smashed here and now as excuses are, at best, SILLY! John Faraclas’ daily recap: The BDI approaches the 900 point mark and if same is broken then you better dive in an...
May 25th, 2017 | Breaking News, Markets, Person Profiles, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Ship Finance, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Posidonia Sea Tourism Forum 2017 Day 2

Posidonia Sea Tourism Forum 2017 Day 2
Still a full house on Day 2 4TH POSIDONIA SEA TOURISM FORUM KICK STARTS EAST MED’S PORT AND MARINA INVESTMENT DRIVE Greek government determined to capitalise on sea tourism’s growth potential  through concession and PPP investment models Thanks to the recent formation of an integrated national strategy...
May 24th, 2017 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Exhibitions, Marinas, Maritime Tourism, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Marsh: Relocate to new premises in Athens

Marsh: Relocate to new premises in Athens
We are pleased to inform you that Marsh will be relocated to new premises. Due to this event, the office will be closed on Friday, May 26, 2017.  On Monday, May 29 2017, Marsh will operate from its new premises in the following address: 8-10 Sorou and Dimitsanas 151 25  Marousi, Athens The main telephone...
May 24th, 2017 | Company Profiles, Insurance and Reinsurance, Marine Insurance | Read More

PPA’s investment plans aired at 4th Posidonia Sea Tourism forum

PPA’s investment plans aired at 4th Posidonia Sea Tourism forum
PPA’s Theodora Riga, Manager of Strategic Planning & Marketing Department, delivering her speech PIRAEUS PORT AUTHORITY INVESTMENT PLANS TABLED AT 4thPOSIDONIA SEA TOURISM FORUM Cruise sector at core of expansion plans Piraeus Port Authority is investing Euro 294mn over a five-year period to...
May 24th, 2017 | Associations, Cruise Industry, Events, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Maritime Tourism, Ports & Terminals, Tourism | Read More

Diana Containerships Inc. Reports Financial Results for the First Quarter Ended March 31, 2017

Diana Containerships Inc. Reports Financial Results for the First Quarter Ended March 31, 2017
ATHENS, GREECE, May 22, 2017 – Diana Containerships Inc. (NASDAQ: DCIX), (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of containerships, today reported a net loss of $7.4 million for the first quarter of 2017, compared to a net loss of $5.8 million for the respective...
May 22nd, 2017 | Company Profiles, News, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Posidonia Sea Tourism Forum 2017

Posidonia Sea Tourism Forum 2017
Dr. Thanos Pallis, Secretary General, MEDCRUISE, Mr. Theodore Kontes, President, Union of Cruise Ship owners and Associated Members, Mr. Theodore Vokos, Executive Director, Posidonia Exhibitions SA, Mr. Panagiotis Kouroumplis, Minister of Shipping and Insular Policy, Mr. Antonis Stelliatos, President,...
May 10th, 2017 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Exhibitions, Marinas, Maritime Tourism, Sailing, Sports, Technology, Tourism, Yachting | Read More

Gavridis Glass brings its design expertise to shipping

Gavridis Glass brings its design expertise to shipping
Samples of designs for a Ro/Ro ferry’s saloon For the first time, Gavridis Glass has participated in the Spring Katoikia Fair at the Olympic Fencing Centre for in Ellinikon by the sea in Athens. The 2017 fair took place from March 11-19. The event is one of the biggest and most important trade...
May 2nd, 2017 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technology | Read More

GREEN4SEA Conference addressed challenges and opportunities for sustainable shipping

GREEN4SEA Conference addressed challenges and opportunities for sustainable shipping
A view of the Eugenides Foundation’s Auditorium On April 5th, twenty-four global experts discussed the environmental regulatory developments concerning the shipping industry, especially regarding the 0.5% Global Sulphur Cap, shipping emissions MRV and BWMC implementation at the 2017 GREEN4SEA Conference...
April 6th, 2017 | Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

Celestyal Cruises wins five awards at Tourism Awards 2017

Celestyal Cruises wins five awards at Tourism Awards 2017
…Celestyal’s winners! Annual Ceremony Celebrates Excellence in Travel & Tourism Piraeus, Greece — Celestyal Cruises, the only home-porting cruise operator in Greece and the preeminent sea cruise line serving Greek destinations and the island of Cuba, today announced it won five...
March 24th, 2017 | Awards, Cruise Industry, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

Greek Technical Committee of DNV GL meets in Athens

Greek Technical Committee of DNV GL meets in Athens
Group Photo of DNV GL Greek Technical Committee Athens, February 21st, 2017 – The Annual Greek Technical Committee of DNV GL attended by its members, gathered in the Athenaeum InterContinental Hotel, in Athens. Chairman’s opening address The acting Chairman, Sokratis Dimakopoulos, made an introduction...
March 22nd, 2017 | Classification Societies, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Emissions, Environment, Events, News, People and Places, Pollution, Technical | Read More