Posts Tagged ‘Greece’

The Piraeus Marine Club enhances its role as a center for regional intelligence for its membership

The Piraeus Marine Club enhances its role as a center for regional intelligence for its  membership
The President of Piraeus Marine Club Ms. Irene S. Daifas welcomes our special guests and principal speakers The Piraeus Marine Club enhances its role as a center for regional intelligence for its  membership On Thursday December 5th, 2019 the Piraeus Marine Club featured a talk as a part of its series...
December 13th, 2019 | Clubs, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

The BDI dives further amid an expected landslide Tories victory…

The BDI dives further amid an expected landslide Tories victory…
John Faraclas The BDI dives further amid an expected landslide Tories victory… The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost its 1,400 points threshold and now stands at 1,388 points. Let’s hope, all of us all over Planet Ocean that Boris Johnson’s outright win will be for the benefit, primarily of the British...
December 12th, 2019 | Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Politics and Government, Reports | Read More

The BDI@1,460; geopolitics in turmoil and BV makes waves

The BDI@1,460; geopolitics in turmoil and BV makes waves
John Faraclas The BDI@1,460; geopolitics in turmoil and BV makes waves The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost its 1,500 points threshold by losing 68 points and now things, despite the volatile factor, might turn sour. The Geopolitics will bother us for a while with the addition of the outcome of the British...
December 11th, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Markets, Military, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Willbur Ross and John Paulson Optimistic on Greece’s Comeback as a Business & Investment Destination

Willbur Ross and John Paulson Optimistic on Greece’s Comeback as a Business & Investment Destination
Willbur Ross and John Paulson Optimistic on Greece’s Comeback as a Business & Investment Destination. New York, December 10, 2019 On Monday December 9, 2019, the “21st Annual Capital Link Invest in Greece Forum” concluded with an Official Dinner at the Union League Club, presenting the “2019...
December 11th, 2019 | Banking, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Finance, Markets, Shipfinance | Read More

Bureau Veritas Hellenic Marine Technical Committee celebrates its 20-years anniversary.

Bureau Veritas Hellenic Marine Technical Committee celebrates its 20-years anniversary.
The Members of the 31st Hellenic Marine Technical Committe of Bureau Veritas Bureau Veritas Hellenic Marine Technical Committee celebrates its 20-years anniversary. Piraeus, December 10th, 2019 The 31st Hellenic Marine Technical Committee Meeting of Bureau Veritas Piraeus was held on the 19th of November...
December 10th, 2019 | Anniversaries, Classification Societies, Conferences, Seminars, Forums | Read More

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Tuesday, December ,10 2019)

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Tuesday, December ,10 2019)
. GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Tuesday, December 10, 2019) GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY HIGHLIGHTS December 10, 2019 Global Markets Investors adopted a cautious stance on risk assets earlier today amid market uncertainty ahead of the 15 December headline for the US administration to decide whether to...
December 10th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Islands upon islands: Greece’s secluded Lipsi hops into the eco-limelight

Islands upon islands: Greece’s secluded Lipsi hops into the eco-limelight
Island after island. Islands upon islands: Greece’s secluded Lipsi hops into the eco-limelight By James Brewer Ideal vacations for many thousands of people mean Greek islands, and a single name, Lipsi in the south-eastern Aegean, signifies a wealth of them. Lipsi is the collective name for 25 tiny...
December 9th, 2019 | Exhibitions, Maritime Tourism, News, Tourism | Read More

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Monday 9, December 2019)

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Monday 9, December 2019)
. GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Monday 9, December 2019) GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY HIGHLIGHTS December 9, 2019 Global Markets Global equity markets kicked off the week on a positive tone supported by Friday’s stronger-than-expected US non-farm payrolls data. Meanwhile, US Treasuries opened higher...
December 9th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Uncertainty and volatility rule the Markets

Uncertainty and volatility rule the Markets
John Faraclas Uncertainty and volatility rule the Markets The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost 17 points and now stands at 1,558 – on a weekly tough basis same was up 30 points from 1,528 (29/11). Geopolitics still sour. John Faraclas’ daily and weekly recaps: The Capes’ BCI was down 52 points at 3,273...
December 6th, 2019 | Anniversaries, Awards, Chartering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Dry Bulkcarriers, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Events, Markets, Military, Pollution, Regulatory, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Friday 6, December 2019)

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Friday 6, December 2019)
. GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Friday 6, December 2019) GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY HIGHLIGHTS December 6, 2019 Global Markets USTs and German Bunds remained under pressure on the overall positive take on the US/China trade talks. In FX markets, the GBP remained well-supported on new polls indicating...
December 6th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Wednesday 4, December 2019)

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Wednesday 4, December 2019)
. GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Wednesday 4, December 2019)  GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY HIGHLIGHTS December 4, 2019 Global Markets Global risk sentiment worsened, core government bonds firmed and safe-haven currencies climbed on the back of fading hopes for a near-term preliminary US/China trade deal....
December 4th, 2019 | Banking, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Finance, Markets, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

The BDI@1,606 amid total geopolitical turmoil and a perplexed London NATO “summit”…

The BDI@1,606 amid total geopolitical turmoil and a perplexed London NATO “summit”…
John Faraclas   The BDI@1,606 amid total geopolitical turmoil and a perplexed London NATO “summit”… The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) was up 38 points thanks once again to the volatile Capes and to a lesser extend to the rising Panamaxes… Good to see same above the 1,600 point threshold! Twists...
December 3rd, 2019 | Charity, Chartering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Marine Insurance, Markets, Military, News, P and I Clubs, Reports, Shipping Indices, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Monday 2, December 2019)

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Monday 2, December 2019)
. GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Monday 2, December 2019) GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY HIGHLIGHTS December 2, 2019 Global Markets Risk-on sentiment prevailed supported by prevailing market optimism that the US and China are close to signing a preliminary trade deal in spite of the US Hong Kong bill, which...
December 2nd, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Friday 29, November 2019)

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Friday 29, November 2019)
. GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Friday 29, November 2019) GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY HIGHLIGHTS November 29, 2019 Global Markets Investors retained a cautious stance on risk assets earlier today amid market concerns that the US law backing Hong Kong protestors could complicate the process towards a US/China...
November 29th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Mamma Mia! Living the dream on Skopelos

Mamma Mia! Living the dream on Skopelos
Agios Ioannis Kastri. Mamma Mia! Living the dream on Skopelos By James Brewer The Aegean island of Skopelos is a dream destination, one the one hand for fans of the supergroup Abba and on the other… for lovers of the quieter Greek holiday spots. From May to September each year, tourists drive or are...
November 28th, 2019 | Exhibitions, Film Industry, Food and Drink, Holidays, Maritime Tourism, People and Places, Tourism | Read More

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Thursday 28, November 2019)

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Thursday 28, November 2019)
. GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Thursday 28, November 2019) GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY HIGHLIGHTS November 28, 2019 Global Markets US President Donald Trump signed into law congressional legislation supporting anti-government protesters in Hong Kong, in spite of China’s fierce objection. On the data...
November 28th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Capes volatility keeps the Dry market “buoyant”…

Capes volatility keeps the Dry market “buoyant”…
John Faraclas Capes volatility keeps the Dry market “buoyant”… The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) was up 75 points at 1,426… Geopolitics still sour. John Faraclas’ brief recap: The BDI is now over and above the 1,400 points; cross your fingers and don’t complain! The Capes’ three digit  plus figure...
November 26th, 2019 | Chartering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Markets, News, Press and Media, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Tuesday, 26, November 2019)

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Tuesday, 26, November 2019)
. GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Tuesday, 26, November 2019) GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY HIGHLIGHTS November 26, 2019 Global Markets Asian equity markets traded in the black on Tuesday, while the US dollar increased to a two-week high against the safe-haven Japanese yen on optimism that the US and China...
November 26th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Plakiotakis spells it out!

Plakiotakis spells it out!
Ioannis Plakiotakis at the podium address the 31st IMO Assembly opening session Plakiotakis spells it out! What an address that was by the Greek Minister of Maritime Affairs and Insular Policy on the  occasion of the 31st IMO Assembly Opening Session earlier on this afternoon; Ioannis Plakiotakis’...
November 25th, 2019 | Breaking News, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, IMO, Insight, Politics and Government, Shipping Centers | Read More

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Monday, 25, November 2019)

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Monday, 25, November 2019)
. GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Monday, 25, November 2019) GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY HIGHLIGHTS November 25, 2019 Global Markets Asian equity markets performed well in today’s session and European bourses opened in positive territory, amid increased hopes for progress in the US/China trade dispute....
November 25th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

WISTA Hellas discussed about “Redefining Shipping, embracing a new approach”

WISTA Hellas discussed about “Redefining Shipping, embracing a new approach”
WISTA-Hellas president Angie Hartmann during her opening address WISTA Hellas discussed about “Redefining Shipping, embracing a new approach” Over 200 key players from the Greek and international shipping community came together for the WISTA Hellas 2019 Annual Forum at Athens’ Hilton Hotel on...
November 22nd, 2019 | Charity, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Awareness raising initiative by HELMEPA and Potentia

Awareness raising initiative by HELMEPA and Potentia
Awareness raising initiative by HELMEPA and Potentia The 5 seminars on “Empowering the Seafarer: Learning & Developing Soft Skills” of Potentia, which HELMEPA included for the first time in the Association’s 2019 training program, were successfully completed. Each seminar’s duration...
November 20th, 2019 | Environment, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

HELMEPA’s Environmental exhibition in Salamina

HELMEPA’s Environmental exhibition in Salamina
.. The mobile Exhibition of HELMEPA titled “Marine Environment and Sciences” was hosted at the “Dimitris Bogris” Auditorium of the Town Hall of Salamina Island and operated under the auspices of the local Municipality between 8 and 14 November 2019. In cooperation with the Directorate for Primary...
November 19th, 2019 | Environment, Exhibitions, Pollution | Read More

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Tuesday 19, November 2019)

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Tuesday 19, November 2019)
. GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Tuesday 19, November 2019) GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY HIGHLIGHTS November 19, 2019 Global Markets Investors retain a cautious stance against risk assets early today amid market uncertainty over whether the US and China are getting close to finalizing “phase one” trade...
November 19th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Countdown #BCG ATH SUMMIT 2019/SUCCEED

Countdown #BCG ATH SUMMIT 2019/SUCCEED
Countdown #BCG ATH SUMMIT 2019/SUCCEED Transforming to Win in the ‘20s November 20th|6-9pm Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center, Lighthouse Boston Consulting Group looks forward to welcoming you at the BCG ATHENS SUMMIT 2019/SUCCEED  Transforming to Win in the ’20s at the Lighthouse...
November 19th, 2019 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More