Posts Tagged ‘Greece’

HELMEPA’s Environmental Awareness Campaign draws to a close on the island of Rhodes

HELMEPA’s Environmental Awareness Campaign draws to a close on the island of Rhodes
HELMEPA Junior members staging theatrical play on pollution prevention The joint HELMEPA-LRF Marine Environment and Sciences Awareness Campaign successfully drew to a close for the 2012-2013 school year on the island of Rhodes. The Campaign, which is supported by Lloyd’s Register Foundation (LRF)*,...
June 12th, 2013 | Charity, Environment, Pollution | Read More

An explosion in Turkey will be devastating…*

An explosion in Turkey will be devastating…*
Without prejudice …clouds over the Straits of Bosporus, with its famous bridge linking Europe and Asia. Photo credit Anny Zade An explosion in Turkey will be devastating…* By John Faraclas The Americans have an interesting expression which refers to “new kids on the block”** and this matches...
June 9th, 2013 | Breaking News, Canals, Country Profiles, Energy, Environment, European Union, Holidays, ITF, Marinas, Marine Insurance, Markets, Mediterranean Shipping, Military, Ocean Shipping, Organisations, People and Places, Politics and Government, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Stock Markets, Story of the Month, Tourism, Trade and Commerce, UN, Yachting | Read More

Ince & Co Celebrates 20th Anniversary in Piraeus

Ince & Co Celebrates 20th Anniversary in Piraeus
June 6, 2013 – International law firm Ince & Co is celebrating the 20th anniversary of the opening of its Piraeus office. Ince opened its Piraeus office in 1993. It was the firm’s third office outside the UK, in an international network now spanning 11 offices. The Piraeus office has firmly...
June 7th, 2013 | Anniversaries | Read More

ICS meets with ministers to discuss Arctic shipping

ICS meets with ministers to discuss Arctic shipping
Masamichi Morooka At a Summit in Oslo yesterday the 5 June, Board Members of the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) met with Ministers from major shipping nations and the Secretary General of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) to discuss Arctic Shipping. The Oslo 2013 Maritime Summit,...
June 6th, 2013 | Arctic Shipping, Icebreakers, News | Read More

David Lloyd George and Eleftherios Venizelos: an enduring friendship

David Lloyd George and Eleftherios Venizelos: an enduring friendship
The personal relationship, friendship and mutual appreciation between the late statesmen of Greece and Great Britain  Eleftherios Venizelos and David Lloyd George during the period 1912 – 1936 , was the central theme of a series of exhibits last night on show at the Greek Ambassador’s residence*...
June 5th, 2013 | Exhibitions | Read More

Greece’s Yachting Yearns for Tailwind

Greece’s Yachting Yearns for Tailwind
Massive potential lies dormant as barriers still remain hear delegates at 2nd Posidonia Sea Tourism Forum Greece’s cumbersome, complex and constantly changing legislative and regulatory frameworks in the pleasure boat segment and lagging marina infrastructure cost the country billions in lost tourism...
May 29th, 2013 | Tourism, Yachting | Read More

Moore Stephens says Greek tax changes will affect shipping companies

Moore Stephens says Greek tax changes will affect shipping companies
International accountant and shipping adviser Moore Stephens says changes recently approved by the Greek parliament to the country’s tax laws will impact companies engaged in the shipping industry. There is a new requirement for Greek shipowners to pay tonnage tax on ships operating under flags other...
May 29th, 2013 | News, Taxation | Read More

Greece on track but it ‘ain’t plain cruising yet’ says global cruise industry

Greece on track but it ‘ain’t plain cruising yet’ says global cruise industry
C. Palassis, Partner, CTM Hellas, N. Lingard, Cruise & Travel Industry Management Consultant , K. Moussouroulis, Minister of Shipping, Maritime Affairs and the Aegean, J. Fox, Vice President, Government Relations, U.S. and Europe, Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. , G. Israel, Senior Vice President Port...
May 28th, 2013 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Exhibitions | Read More

Piraeus Association for Maritime Arbitration: new BoD

Piraeus Association for Maritime Arbitration: new BoD
The new Governing Body of the Piraeus Association for Maritime Arbitration, elected on the Annual General Board Meeting, consists of : President:Georgakopoulos Charalampos Vice President:Rakintzis Leandros Secretary General:Pournara – Vardavilia Jenny Treasurer:Pentheroudakis Nick Member:Tsavdaridis...
May 20th, 2013 | Associations | Read More

HELMEPA’s environmental campaign visits Rhodes, the Island of the Knights

HELMEPA’s environmental campaign visits Rhodes, the Island of the Knights
From the border city of Alexandroupolis, HELMEPA is transferring its Marine Environment and Sciences Awareness Campaign to the Dodecanese and specifically to the island of Rhodes. The Campaign is being implemented across 12 Greek cities with the support of independent charity Lloyd’s Register Foundation...
May 16th, 2013 | Charity, Environment | Read More

DNV Research

DNV Research
DNV once again is at the forefront of research, innovation with the use of Greek young scientists who work exclusively for DNV. What follows is the salute from DNV’s George Teriakidis*,  for the story of the day! Dear all, DNV once again is at the forefront of research, innovation with the use...
May 16th, 2013 | Classification Societies, Story of the Day | Read More

U-FREIGHT on the move in Rotterdam

U-FREIGHT on the move in Rotterdam
U-Ocean, the oceanfreight forwarding brand of leading global freight and logistics provider the U-Freight Group (UFL), is on the move in The Netherlands, with U-Ocean Rotterdam relocating to a new office/warehouse facility. The new station is based at: Dotterbloemstraat 25; 3053 JV Rotterdam; The Netherlands....
May 14th, 2013 | Logistics | Read More

Discipline and good planning the ingredients for Greece’s momentum to win investments

Discipline and good planning the ingredients for Greece’s momentum to win investments
As the long summer period in Greece, with its climate blessed by the Olympian Gods, is on, the focus for all goes beyond traditional tourism and holidays; Marine Clubs all over Greece and in Attica, such as the Vouliagmeni Marine Club attract the business crowds faithful and the international sea sports...
May 11th, 2013 | Breaking News, Charity, Clubs, Marinas, Sports, Tourism, Weather, Yachting | Read More

World Economy, Greece and the shipping markets: a new world order still to come…

World Economy, Greece and the shipping markets: a new world order still to come…
John N. Faraclas World Economy, Greece and the shipping markets: a new world order still to come… The following are the main points from the latest John Faraclas live interview to Panos Thomakos at the SBC TV’s studios last Thursday the 2nd of May 2013: Part A 1)The weather was as usual the opening...
May 8th, 2013 | Markets | Read More

Summer in the Northern hemisphere is on; the shipping markets though are still down…

Summer in the Northern hemisphere is on; the shipping markets though are still down…
Summer in the Northern hemisphere is on; the shipping markets though are still down… “With The Dow Jones and the Nikkei above the 14, 000 point mark and the oxymoron of the BDI below 900 points, not to mention the crisis in the world stage, one wonders what’s next , ”  says John Faraclas  introducing...
May 7th, 2013 | Breaking News | Read More

40 years of Bahamian independence

40 years of Bahamian independence
Bahamas High Commissioner to the UK Eldred Bethel with his wife Dawne andreception guests Friends of the Bahamas celebrates in style: 40 years of Bahamian independence, and arrival of new High Commissioner to the UK By James Brewer It is a small nation, with a population of 350, 000 spread across 700...
May 5th, 2013 | Anniversaries, Events | Read More

Hellenic Lloyd’s holds its initial LR Hellenic Technical Management Systems sub-committee

Hellenic Lloyd’s holds its initial LR Hellenic Technical Management Systems sub-committee
 We would like to advise our clients that the first Lloyd’s Register Hellenic Technical Management Systems Sub-Committee was held on Wednesday 24 April at Hellenic Lloyd’s premises in Piraeus. This initiative of Lloyd’s Register aims to facilitate cross-industry discussion and debate at the very...
May 1st, 2013 | Classification Societies, Technical | Read More

F/T Kai Xin and m/v Skyfrost

F/T Kai Xin and m/v Skyfrost
The “Kai Xin” on fire Chinese Fishing trawler Kai Xin, operated by Shanghai Kaichuang Marine International Co., Shanghai suffered a serious fire on the 17th of April 2013 whilst fishing for krill in the vicinity of the South Shetland Islands. Her 97 crewmen abandoned the vessel and boarded...
April 30th, 2013 | News | Read More

HELMEPA’s environmental campaign the city of Alexandroupolis comes to a close

HELMEPA’s environmental campaign the city of Alexandroupolis comes to a close
Cleanup and recording of litter at Antheia beach HELMEPA’s awareness-raising activities in the northern border’s-edge city of Alexandroupolis,   Thrace in northrn Greece, the seventh stop of the Association’s “Marine Environment and Sciences Awareness Campaign”, have been successfully completed....
April 25th, 2013 | Environment | Read More

So, what next for the markets and the unpleasant situations…

So, what next for the markets and the unpleasant situations…
John N. Faraclas The following are the main points – in brief – from the latest John Faraclas live interview to Panos Thomakos on SBC TV last Friday the 19th of April 2013: 1)Thomakos started with the Boston Marathon’s terrorists and the despicable events which evolved and Faraclas stated that...
April 23rd, 2013 | Markets | Read More

Diana Containerships Inc announces date for Q1 2013 financial results, conference and webcast

Diana Containerships Inc announces date for Q1 2013 financial results, conference and webcast
ATHENS, GREECE, April 22, 2013 – Diana Containerships Inc. (NASDAQ: DCIX), a global shipping company specializing in owning and operating containerships, today announced that its financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2013 are scheduled to be released before the opening of the U.S....
April 22nd, 2013 | Shipping Indices | Read More

Diana Shipping Inc., announces dte for Q1 2013 financial results, conference call and webcast

Diana Shipping Inc., announces dte for Q1 2013 financial results, conference call and webcast
ATHENS, GREECE, April 22, 2013 – Diana Shipping Inc. (NYSE: DSX), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership and operation of dry bulk vessels, today announced that its financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2013 are scheduled to be released before the opening of the U.S....
April 22nd, 2013 | News, Stock Markets | 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: * Worldwide – World Holidays: 21 April-4 May 2013 * Oman, all ports – Change of weekend   DATE: April 20, 2013 COUNTRY: Worldwide World Holidays: 21 April-4 May 2013 Public holidays around the world...
April 20th, 2013 | Holidays, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Greek shipping and its fleet at the highest point!

Greek shipping and its fleet at the highest point!
The latest annual survey on the Greek fleet  produced by the Greek Shipping co-operation Committee in London based on data by Lloyd’s Register – Fairplay, give 3, 667 ships of a total 265, 336, 520 deadweight; a new record! Viewers can log here to read the overview: Greek Controlled Shipping...
April 19th, 2013 | News | Read More

The Greek Shipping Open 2013

The Greek Shipping Open 2013
The annual tennis event Charles Taylor is organizing in Greece exclusively for shipping executives is  fast approaching! The tournament will feature men’s singles, women’s singles, men’s doubles and mixed-doubles matches. The matches will be held over the weekend of 20/21 April 2013 at Forty Love...
April 18th, 2013 | Charity, Sports | Read More