Posts Tagged ‘Elections’

The BDI struggles…

The BDI struggles…
John Faraclas The BDI struggles… The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) struggles to maintain a momentum as all indices are in red with the exemption of the BCI – Capes’ volatile behaviour. Geopolitics couldn’t be worse. John Faraclas’ daily brief: The BDI gained two points although in our view same should...
October 28th, 2019 | Associations, Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Military, Piracy and Terrorism, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

BREXIT: extensions is the name of the game… but…

BREXIT: extensions is the name of the game… but…
…what’s up with BREXIT? BREXIT: extensions is the name of the game… but… Expect more twists and shouts from all sides at the House of All Parliaments. The PM might win, repeat: might win tomorrow’s vote for the election date as a small margin is needed following another defeat...
October 28th, 2019 | European Union, Politics and Government | Read More

Time for a new European green bank, Spotlight on the Indian elections

Time for a new European green bank, Spotlight on the Indian elections
Time for a new European green bank, Spotlight on the Indian elections Commentary: Time for a new European green bank By Denis MacShane in London In Paris, a group of economists and politicians, including former prime ministers, came up with the idea of using a new bank and the private sector to encourage...
April 3rd, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Finance, Shipfinance | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
08-Mar-2019 BORDERS & PORTS TO CLOSE FOR ELECTIONS Nigeria MARINE WORKS INSIDE EX-WAN CHAI PUBLIC CARGO WORKING AREA BASIN Hong Kong NEW DISCEPRANCY RATE FOR LNG CARGO HANDLING Turkey Borders & ports to close for elections Friday, March 8, 2019, Nigeria Due to the Governorship and State House...
March 8th, 2019 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Germany: Coalition talks come to a deadlock; what options are on the table

Germany: Coalition talks come to a deadlock; what options are on the table
Global Economic & Market Outlook – Focus Notes (Tuesday, November 21, 2017) Germany: Coalition talks come to a deadlock; what options are on the table The three-party Jamaica coalition talks involving Angela Merkel’s Conservative Christian democratic political alliance CDU/CSU, the liberal...
November 21st, 2017 | Reports | Read More

ÖVP wins October 15th Austrian snap election; far-right FPÖ likely to enter government (Monday, October 16, 2017)

ÖVP wins October 15th Austrian snap election; far-right FPÖ likely to enter government (Monday, October 16, 2017)
Sebastian Kurz Global Economic & Market Outlook – Focus Notes (Monday, October 16 2017) ÖVP wins October 15th Austrian snap election; far-right FPÖ likely to enter government October 15th Austrian snap election outcome. According to the results available so far, the centre-right Austrian...
October 16th, 2017 | Markets, Reports | Read More

Shipping Markets remain low, geopolitics on the “high”…

Shipping Markets remain low, geopolitics on the “high”…
John Faraclas – picture credits Panagiotis Tsakos Photography – The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) remained on the low with just three points up at 824, thanks not to the Capers but to the Panamaxes’ ten plus points! John Faraclas assessing the Markets and geopolitics affecting same: The BCI...
June 8th, 2017 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

Piraeus Association for Maritime Arbitration (PAMA) New BoD 2017

Piraeus Association for Maritime Arbitration (PAMA) New BoD 2017
The new Governing Body of the Piraeus Association for Maritime Arbitration, elected at the Annual General Meeting,held on March 30th, 2017 is the following: President : Rakintzis Leandros Vice President : Tsavdaridis Antonios Secretary General: Pournara – Vardavilia Jenny Treasurer : Pentheroudakis...
April 4th, 2017 | Arbiitration, Associations, Legal | Read More

BULGARIA: GERB wins snap general elections (Tuesday, March 28, 2017)

BULGARIA: GERB wins snap general elections (Tuesday, March 28, 2017)
Regional Economics & Market Strategy Focus Note – BULGARIA:GERB wins snap general elections (Tuesday, March 28, 2017)  With nearly all (99.98%) of the votes counted, the centre-right pro-EU ruling Citizens for European Development of Bulgaria (GERB) won Sunday’s snap general election ballot...
March 28th, 2017 | Reports | Read More

Thuraya confirms 100% connectivity for Kenyan elections

Thuraya confirms 100% connectivity for Kenyan elections
IEBC Staff using Thuraya SatSleeve+ during the elections Training and equipment deployment transforms remote local elections Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 19 December 2016: Thuraya Telecommunications Company today confirmed 100% transmission results for recent local elections in Kenya held in remote county...
December 19th, 2016 | Politics and Government, Technical, Technology | Read More

Greelections’ suspense or what else for Greece?

Greelections’ suspense or what else for Greece?
Given the hiccups following the Referendums’ and the MOU’s Greek Parliament voting results over the  last month and week respectively, the Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras resigned and elections might be the name of this latest act of Greece’s modern drama!  The enfolding events as you read...
August 20th, 2015 | Breaking News, Politics and Government | Read More

Cameron lift the Tories!!!

Cameron lift the Tories!!!
The campaign paid off! (picture by Anny Zade) Conservatives win the United Kingdom’s General election! John Faraclas writes: It might be a signal for a big change in the United Kingdom and Europe after David Cameron scored higher than most predicted! A night of suspense! End for Ed(?); we shall...
May 8th, 2015 | Associations, Breaking News, Events, People and Places, Politics and Government | Read More

ITC- Greek Election Campaign

ITC- Greek Election Campaign
Dr. Andreas Koutras Many are asking the rather obvious question. “What is the endgame?” Clearly the answer is not an easy one. Not least because, there are many moving parts but also because the parts are moving wildly and in many ways unpredictably. Dr. Andreas Koutras from ITC writes: It has been...
January 5th, 2015 | Comment, News, People and Places, Politics and Government | Read More

Greece: Crucifying Stavros Dimas opens the Pandoras’ Box…

Greece: Crucifying Stavros Dimas opens the Pandoras’ Box…
Greece’s parliament building Rejecting the only candidate and calling a snap election will only make things worse in Greece, its periphery, Eurozone, Europe and the world at large… Those MPs though who preferred to express their ego and put same before Greece’s national interest will fail too...
December 29th, 2014 | Associations, Breaking News, European Union, Politics and Government, Stock Markets | Read More

FONASBA Hosts Gothenburg Annual Meeting

FONASBA Hosts Gothenburg Annual Meeting
The Baltic Exchange in London where the FONASBA office FONASBA’s 2014 Annual Meeting in Gothenburg elected a new Executive Committee and two new members and also reaffirmed the Federation’s commitments to its core values and activities. After completing her term of office, Marygrace Collins of...
October 21st, 2014 | Associations | Read More

Greek elections roundup: outcome & potential implications

Greek elections roundup: outcome & potential implications
Platon Monokroussos Greece Macro Monitor (26 May 2014) –  Main opposition party SYRIZA wins Greek election for the European Parliament With 99.47% of the total vote having been counted as of the time of writing this report, Greece’s main opposition radical left SYRIZA gained a clear lead in...
May 26th, 2014 | Banking, Finance, News, Shipfinance | Read More

Dry and Wet Shipping Markets: On the drop…

Dry and Wet Shipping Markets: On the drop…
John Faraclas It is normal that in the summer period  – which runs from end of April to early September, particularly for the more dense populated northern hemisphere, that the markets are down, but these days the markets have more or less collapsed, proving once again our long time standing prediction....
May 23rd, 2014 | Markets, News, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Stock Markets | Read More

What vote Europe really wants?

What vote Europe really wants?
John Faraclas What will be this coming Monday morning the political picture in Europe after each state’s results are announced?  Will the final result re-shape European policy? What is the voters message? There are so many issues to be addressed and as the world is in a really turmoil,  many things...
May 22nd, 2014 | European Union, News, Politics and Government | Read More

BHCC elects new Board of Directors

BHCC elects new Board of Directors
Harris Ikonomopoulos The outgoing presidents of the British Hellenic Chamber of Commerce were re-elected to serve their second three-year term at a first meeting of the new board of directors on May 7. Harris Ikonomopoulos, managing director of Ikonomopoulos & Partners law firm, and Eugenia Chandris,...
May 12th, 2014 | Associations, Clubs | Read More

George A. Tsavliris is elected Chairman of CYMEPA

George A. Tsavliris is elected Chairman of CYMEPA
George A. Tsavliris Following the successful Maritime Cyprus 2013 Conference, the Cyprus Maritime Environment Protection Association (CYMEPA) hosted their 21st Annual General Meeting on the 8th October in Limassol, Cyprus, to discuss important issues on the CYMEPA agenda. During this meeting it gives...
October 18th, 2013 | Associations, Environment | Read More

Greece, Propeller Club: George Xyradakis takes over from Antonis Faraklas

Greece, Propeller Club: George Xyradakis takes over from Antonis Faraklas
George Xyradakis The elections for the New Board of Governors of the International Propeller Club of the United States, International Port of Piraeus, took place at its General Assembly on Wednesday, July 16th, 2013 at the Metropolitan Hotel. George Xyradakis of XRTC Ltd, took over from Antonis-Stamos...
August 4th, 2013 | Charity, Clubs | Read More

Learn from suffering…

Learn from suffering…
Without prejudice  By John Faraclas The Greeks had a phrase for it: “pathei mathein, ” meaning “to  learn from suffering.”  The latest of the many  episodes to come in this modern political tragedy that Greece’s politicians created together with their accomplices in Europe and the rest...
June 24th, 2013 | Comment, European Union, IMO, Jobs, Politics and Government, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Greek Update: elections?

Greek Update: elections?
Andreas Koutras Elections? by Dr. Andreas Koutras The truth is that Greece can ill afford an election right now and if one is caused chances are that there would be a second too. The political landscape is changing very rapidly in Greece and Europe should take note. Troika made a huge mistake thinking...
June 17th, 2013 | Breaking News | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Your daily news service from ports around the world. In this HOT PORT NEWS, read about: * India, Adani – Revised Port Tariff/Berthing Policy * Philippines, all ports – National and local elections * Australia, Newcastle – Possible strike at coal terminal DATE: May 07, 2013 COUNTRY:...
May 7th, 2013 | Ports & Terminals | Read More