Posts Tagged ‘Greece’

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

The BDI@1,404 before the coming Shakespearian Tempest

The BDI@1,404 before the coming Shakespearian Tempest
John N. Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained 14 points earlier on today as all indices were on the rise – minimal rise but rising. Geopolitics though are so enigmatic and perplexed that ultra-caution should be observed; John Faraclas’ midweek brief recap: The Capes’ BCI was up 23 points...
June 13th, 2018 | Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

A story to remember

A story to remember
… As an artist best known for colorful paintings of foreign landscapes, part of my work schedule is travelling somewhere new every year to sketch and take photographs for source material. In the 1980s and 1990s my wife and I went to many different Greek islands. We decided to visit Astypalea in...
June 13th, 2018 | Art and auctions, Exhibitions, Paintings and Sculpture | 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

POSIDONIA 2018 Welcomes the World

POSIDONIA 2018 Welcomes the World
Thodoris Vokos, PM Alexis Tsipras, EU Commissioner for Transport, Mrs. Violeta Bulc and UGS president Theodore E. Veniamis Greek Prime Minister Mr Alexis Tsipras presided this evening over the official opening ceremony of Posidonia 2018, the world’s most prestigious biennial shipping event and one...
June 4th, 2018 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Exhibitions, News, People and Places | 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

ESPO congratulates Port of Rotterdam, Port of Le Havre and Port of Piraeus for renewing EcoPorts’ environmental standard (PERS)

ESPO congratulates Port of Rotterdam, Port of Le Havre and Port of Piraeus for renewing EcoPorts’ environmental standard (PERS)
Isabelle Ryckbost ESPO congratulates Port of Rotterdam (Netherlands), Port of Le Havre (France) and Port of Piraeus (Greece) for renewing EcoPorts’ environmental management standard (PERS). Isabelle Ryckbost, ESPO’s Secretary General, Eamonn O’Reilly, ESPO’s Chairman, and Sotiris Raptis, EcoPorts...
June 1st, 2018 | Environment, News, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, May 29, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, May 29, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Uncertainty about US/China trade discussions continued to mount while yesterday’s newswires conveyed that the US President asked Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross to start a national security investigation into car and truck imports....
May 29th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
26-May-2018 WORLD HOLIDAYS: 27 MAY-9 JUNE 2018 Worldwide World Holidays: 27 May-9 June 2018 Saturday, May 26, 2018, Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following: 27 May (Sun) – Children’s Day (Nigeria) 28 May (Mon) – Spring bank...
May 26th, 2018 | Holidays, Ports & Terminals | Read More

“Greece out of crisis? Building a competitive economy”

“Greece out of crisis? Building a competitive economy”
l to r: Prof. Kevin Featherstone, Michael Tsamaz, Dr. Vassili Apostolopoulos and Nikos Drandakis “Greece out of crisis? Building a competitive economy” – A Hellenic Bankers Association-UK & Hellenic Observatory of the London School of Economics panel discussion about the future of Greek...
May 25th, 2018 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Country Profiles, Events, Markets, Stock Markets | 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

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, May 24, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, May 24, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Uncertainty about US/China trade discussions continued to mount while yesterday’s newswires conveyed that the US President asked Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross to start a national security investigation into car and truck imports....
May 24th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Christina Alexanian stars in ‘The Notebooks of Anzel Kourtian’: a window on history

Christina Alexanian stars in ‘The Notebooks of Anzel Kourtian’: a window on history
All on stage, amongst them Irene S. Daifas, Rena Vasilaki, Eleni Meleti, Christina Alexanian, Despina Meleti, Emily Lionis, Fyllis Hioti, Lily Sgourou-Sylignakis, Nana Andrianopoulou-Daskalakis; bottom row: Matzi Gkika On 7th of May 2018, an extraordinary performance of The Notebooks of Anzel Kourtian...
May 23rd, 2018 | Charity, Events, People and Places, Theatre, Comedy, Drama, Dance | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, May 23, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, May 23, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Prompting a renewed bout of risk aversion, US President Donald Trump questioned a potential trade deal with China saying explicitly that he is not satisfied with how trade talks have gone so far.  Reduced risk appetite favored the...
May 23rd, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, May 22, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, May 22, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Mirroring the positive sentiment in Wall Street overnight, major European equity markets opened higher on Tuesday, benefitting from easing trade tensions between the US and China that agreed to have further talks to boost US agricultural...
May 22nd, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Reports, Shipfinance | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, May 21, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, May 21, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Global equity markets witnessed a rival in risk appetite in early European trade on Monday favored by improved US/China trade relations over the weekend. As a result, the USD extended recent gains with the DXY index moving above the...
May 21st, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | 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

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, May 18, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, May 18, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: US Treasuries remained under pressure in early European trade on Friday with the 10-yr paper rising c. 13bps in yield terms so far this week mainly on the back of higher oil prices and mounting optimism over the US growth prospects....
May 18th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, May 17, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, May 17, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Political developments in Italy continue to lure market attention as the expected formation of a coalition government between the 5-Star Movement and the League has raised concerns about potentially negative consequences in terms of...
May 17th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Greek Shipping Leading the Way

Greek Shipping Leading the Way
Tony Allen, Director (Greece), North P&I Club Greek Shipping Leading the Way By Tony Allen, Director (Greece), North P&I Club It is nearly a decade since the global crisis began and Greek shipping has proven its ability to weather the storm. With freight rates improving a little at least in some...
May 17th, 2018 | Company Profiles, Events, Exhibitions, Featured, Marine Insurance, News, P and I Clubs, Person Profiles | Read More

Diving BDI or another “correction”… wonder?

Diving BDI or another “correction”… wonder?
John Faraclas The BDI had one of its most unexpected falls since the beginning of the year; at minus 65 points it now stands at 1,403 and about to go even below, given the Capes triple digit collapse… Geopolitics take a dive too… John Faraclas’ brief mid-week recap: The Capes lost 195 point and...
May 16th, 2018 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Energy, Markets, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, May 16, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, May 16, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Mirroring the negative performance of Wall Street overnight, the majority of Asian equity indices traded in the red on Wednesday following renewed uncertainty about the US-North Korean summit next month as North Korea called off talks...
May 16th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | 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

‘New’ Royal Academy of Arts unites its parts

‘New’ Royal Academy of Arts unites its parts
The Vaults at the Royal Academy. ‘New’ Royal Academy of Arts unites its parts By James Brewer From top to bottom, the Royal Academy of Arts has been revamped. It has been a Herculean task, and in the vaults, none other than Hercules or Herakles, more than 3 metres tall, wearily rests on his heavy...
May 15th, 2018 | Art and auctions, Events, Exhibitions | Read More