Posts Tagged ‘Barcelona’

AllAboutShipping’s top 25 Exhibitions for 2018

AllAboutShipping’s top 25 Exhibitions for 2018
… and it’s a blue carpet! Following the first two special surveys on the Top 100 individual in Shipping as well as on the Top 25 Companies we move now to the Exhibitions. Thee were over 500 that come to our attention and our teams and appointees managed to participate to nearly 100 (one hundred)…...
February 18th, 2019 | Awards, Exhibitions, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

Port of Barcelona implements alternative fuel use to improve air quality

Port of Barcelona implements alternative fuel use to improve air quality
General Manager José Alberto Carbonell at the launch of the fleet of dual fuel container trucks, June 2018 With support from the European Union’s CEF Program, Port of Barcelona partners with energy suppliers, ship owner-operators, port equipment manufacturers and technological innovators to pilot...
January 28th, 2019 | Emissions, Energy, Environment, LNG, Pollution | Read More

Feadship selects MB92 Group as part of new services network

Feadship selects MB92 Group as part of new services network
.. As announced recently at the Superyacht Forum in Amsterdam, the MB92 Group has been chosen to form part of Feadship’s new Services Network. Alongside Amico & Co, Monaco Marine and Rybovich, the MB92 Group will be exclusive providers of Feadship-approved and certified maintenance, repair and...
November 23rd, 2018 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Ship Conversions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shiprepair, Yachting | Read More

Bureau Veritas issues approval for GTT’s new NO96 Flex cargo containment system

Bureau Veritas issues approval for GTT’s new NO96 Flex cargo containment system
Philippe Berterottière, Chairman and CEO, GTT and Philippe Cambos, Director and Senior Technical Advisor, Bureau Veritas Marine & Offshore The Approval in Principle (AiP) for the new cargo containment system (CCS) was delivered at Gastech 2018 in Barcelona today  Paris-La Défense, France,...
September 17th, 2018 | Classification Societies, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions | Read More

Adriana and Silvia Ospina – star-quality sisters in London

Adriana and Silvia Ospina – star-quality sisters in London
Adriana (left) and Silvia. Adriana and Silvia Ospina – star-quality sisters in London By James Brewer Talented sisters from a musical and creative family in Colombia, Adriana and Silvia Ospina have embarked in parallel on new stages of their careers by establishing themselves in London. With a voice...
May 16th, 2018 | Art and auctions, Music, Theatre, Comedy, Drama, Dance | Read More

Henri Demesmaeker and Frederique van Eupen (BEL) winners Nacra 15 Worlds 2018

Henri Demesmaeker and Frederique van Eupen (BEL) winners Nacra 15 Worlds 2018
From the race Congratulations to Henri Demesmaeker and Frederique van Eupen and their coach Sebbe Godefroid for winning the 2018 Nacra 15 World Championship in Barcelona…! Over the last week in Barcelona, 60 eager Nacra 15 youth teams representing 18 Nations and four continents sailed their...
April 29th, 2018 | Sailing, Sports, Weather, Yachting | Read More

Air quality experts urge Spanish government to support Emission Control Area in the Mediterranean

Air quality experts urge Spanish government to support Emission Control Area in the Mediterranean
Mein Schiff 6 cruise docked in the terminal in Barcelona. April 17, 2018 (Author: María García) The German organisation, Control Nature and Biodiversity Conservation Union (henceforth NABU), together with Ecologists in Action, have carried out measurements of atmospheric emissions from sea traffic...
April 24th, 2018 | Emissions, Environment, Pollution | Read More

first Nacra 15 World Championship starts in Barcelona on Monday 23 April with 60 teams from 18 countries

first Nacra 15 World Championship starts in Barcelona on Monday 23 April with 60 teams from 18 countries
… Right now in Barcelona, 60 eager Nacra 15 youth teams representing 18 Nations and four continents are preparing their first official Nacra 15 World Championship. Sailors are coming from Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Germany, Canada, Spain, Finland, France, Great Britain, Italy, US...
April 22nd, 2018 | Events, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Markets Friday syndrome; geopolitics in disarray

Markets Friday syndrome; geopolitics in disarray
John Faraclas The BDI ended up at 1,260 – that is with 13 points plus since yesterday and 228 since last week’s closing – 1,032. On both occasions the Market’s and in particular the driving force – the volatile Capers managed 32 and 25 points plus respectively, losing steam… The Geopolitical...
August 18th, 2017 | Markets, Military, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Capers rise and geopolitics go under…

Capers rise and geopolitics go under…
John Faraclas The BDI gained 40 points and now reads 1,247 – more or less 1,000 less from the end of December 2013 level. The Geopolitics following today’s atrocities in Barcelona, Spain, might take a big twist and turn. John Faraclas’ daily recap: The Capers not only were on a …top up situ,...
August 17th, 2017 | Container shipping, Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Military, Piracy and Terrorism, Religion, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Tourism, Trade and Commerce | 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

European Dockworkers to hold two-hour strikes on June 29

European Dockworkers to hold two-hour strikes on June 29
The International Dockworkers Council (IDC) has called a Europe-wide port stoppage in support of the conflict faced by Spanish dockers and in opposition to the ultra-liberal policies of the European Commission (EC).  Once the conflict in Spain has been resolved, the IDC expects the EC to reconvene...
June 19th, 2017 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Strikes | Read More

ESPO Conference celebrates 20th anniversary of its green network, EcoPorts

ESPO Conference celebrates 20th anniversary of its green network, EcoPorts
Isabelle Ryckbost 29 May 2017 The 20th anniversary of the EcoPorts network has been celebrated today during the first day of the annual ESPO Conference, which takes place in Barcelona this year. EcoPorts, the main environmental initiative of the European port sector, started in 1997 as a separate initiative...
June 1st, 2017 | Anniversaries, Associations, Communication, Environment, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Last call for the ESPO Conference on 1 and 2 June 2017: Book now! Barcelona is waiting for you!

Last call for the ESPO Conference on 1 and 2 June 2017: Book now! Barcelona is waiting for you!
17 May 2017 – On 1 and 2 June, the European Sea Ports Organisation is gathering for the 14th edition of its Annual conference.  More than 200 participants are already joining us but registrations are still open. For the late deciders, herewith a short overview of what to expect: During this year’s...
May 17th, 2017 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Ports & Terminals | Read More

iContainers warns new shipping alliances unlikely to increase NAFTA ocean freight competitiveness

iContainers warns new shipping alliances unlikely to increase NAFTA ocean freight competitiveness
iContainers North America freight figures in 2016 infographic Barcelona, 3 May, 2017 – iContainers, the 100% online freight forwarder, says that the new shipping alliances that came into effect a month ago are unlikely to increase ocean freight competitiveness between the United States and its...
May 3rd, 2017 | Logistics, Markets, Reports, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Para World Sailing Forum to set out future of Paralympic Sailing

Para World Sailing Forum to set out future of Paralympic Sailing
The future of Paralympic sailing will be mapped out at World Sailing’s 2016 Annual Conference at the Para World Sailing Forum on Tuesday 8 November in Barcelona, Spain. By Daniel Smith – World Sailing Set to be streamed live on World Sailing’s YouTube Channel, the Forum will see the...
October 26th, 2016 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Recreational boating and its ecosystem: stakeholders

Recreational boating and its ecosystem: stakeholders
Participants at the Round Table: “Recreational boating and its ecosystem: stakeholders” Capt. Antonio M. Padrón y Santiago, “IMO Maritime Ambassador” and Maritime Authority of Tenerife, attended the IV NAUTICAL CONGRESS organized by the National Association of Nautical Companies...
April 8th, 2016 | Academia, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, HR, Jobs, Markets, Ports & Terminals | Read More

World Sailing Annual Conference heading to Barcelona

World Sailing Annual Conference heading to Barcelona
Hotel Renaissance Barcelona World Sailing announced today that the 2016 World Sailing Annual Conference and General Assembly will be held in Barcelona, Spain. The conference will take place at the Hotel Renaissance Barcelona Fira from 4 November to 13 November 2016. The conference provides the opportunity...
April 1st, 2016 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Sailing, Sports | Read More

SOLAS Weight verification – How and where to accommodate container weighing

SOLAS Weight verification – How and where to accommodate container weighing
ICHCA International Conference 2016  |  29 Feb – 2 Mar 2016  |  Barcelona, Spain Join your peers at the only international event bringing all the stakeholders together to foster best practice in safe container and cargo operations. REGISTER NOW SOLAS VGM & CONTAINER SUPPLY CHAIN SAFETY:...
February 11th, 2016 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Logistics, Ports & Terminals | Read More

ITF and IDC promoting justice for dockers

ITF and IDC promoting justice for dockers
Paddy Crumlin and Jordi Aragunde sign the agreement Leaders of the ITF and IDC (International Dockworkers’ Council) met in Barcelona, Spain, at the end of last week to look at ways the two organisations can work together to defend dockworkers’ rights. 09/02/2016 – The one-day high level meeting...
February 9th, 2016 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, HR, ITF, Jobs, Labour Disputes, Reports | Read More

IDC and ITF meet to defend dockers’ rights

IDC and ITF meet to defend dockers’ rights
The ITF HQ’s in London Representatives of the International Dockworkers’ Council (IDC) and International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) met in Barcelona, Spain, today to explore how to work together to defend dockers’ jobs and rights. 05/02/2016 – The one-day meeting agreed the...
February 5th, 2016 | Associations, ITF | Read More

Capt. Antonio M. Padrón y Santiago’s visit at the Faculty of Nautical Studies of Barcelona

Capt. Antonio M. Padrón y Santiago’s visit at the Faculty of Nautical Studies of Barcelona
l to r: Santiago Ordás, Antonio M. Padrón and Jaime Rodrigo Capt. Antonio M. Padrón y Santiago, “IMO Maritime Ambassador” and Maritime Authority of Tenerife visited the Faculty of Nautical Studies of Barcelona (Polytechnical University of Catalonia), being welcomed by the Dean, Prof. Santiago Ordás...
January 31st, 2016 | Academia, HR, Jobs, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

How safe are your cargo operations? Where can your business improve?

How safe are your cargo operations? Where can your business improve?
ICHCA International Conference 2016  |  29 Feb – 2 Mar 2016  |  Barcelona, Spain Join stakeholders along the cargo chain to discuss how to improve safety, security & efficiency – 6 weeks to go Senior representatives from: IMO, European Commission, APMT, Maersk   The ICHCA...
January 15th, 2016 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Logistics, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Technical, Technology | Read More

Qatar Airways protesters target FC Barcelona members meeting

Qatar Airways protesters target FC Barcelona members meeting
The cabin crew were masked and gagged because QR staff are denied the right to speak out A group of airline cabin crew gathered outside the FC Barcelona members’ meeting on Sunday to ask the football giant to reject further sponsorship by Qatar Airways (QR). In the protest, at the Palau de Congressos...
October 26th, 2015 | Airline Industry, Associations, Aviation, ITF, Jobs, Labour Disputes, Sports | Read More

Almarin exports buoys to Poland

Almarin exports buoys to Poland
  Almarin buoys The construction company Energopol, based in Szczecin (Poland), has acquired eight buoys for marking a building area at Baltic Sea in the city of Leba, specifically for beaconing a 3km underwater barrier to protect the coastal area. AtoN company Almarin has supplied A800 buoys in...
June 11th, 2015 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ports & Terminals, Safety and Security | Read More