Posts Tagged ‘London’

Artist Pledge – Works so far

Artist Pledge – Works so far
Spectral Type Star O in Glass_1_Glass in Box Frame_37.5x30cm_£200 Artist Pledge – Works so far Due to the COVID-19 pandemic many artists, including Glass Artist Kira Phoenix K’inan, have had events and exhibitions cancelled, as well as seeing sales disappear. Matthew Burrows (@matthewburrowsstudio)...
April 4th, 2020 | Art and auctions, Exhibitions | Read More

The impact of COVID-19 (and the global response to it) on international trade (part 1)

The impact of COVID-19 (and the global response to it) on international trade (part 1)
Elizabeth Farrell Partner, London The impact of COVID-19 (and the global response to it) on international trade (part 1) At a Glance… The impact of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) on all our lives – professional and personal – is changing day-by-day, if not hour-by-hour. It is hard to predict...
March 18th, 2020 | Health and Safety, Legal, News, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Aubrey Beardsley draws the crowds to Tate Britain

Aubrey Beardsley draws the crowds to Tate Britain
The Peacock Skirt. 1893. Aubrey Beardsley draws the crowds to Tate Britain By James Brewer Aubrey Beardsley by turns charmed, shocked and aroused late-Victorian Britain with his elegant and erotic drawings, but one of his most important stylistic influences dated back 2,200 years to the early classical...
March 9th, 2020 | Art and auctions, Exhibitions, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More

HESGB 25th Anniversary surpasses any previous event

HESGB 25th Anniversary surpasses any previous event
HESGB president Dimitris Monioudis’ welcome speech HESGB 25th Anniversary surpasses any previous event a note by Anny Zade With Dimitris Monioudis at the helm, his super team of members and the events secretariat, this HESGB (Hellenic Engineers Society of Great Britain) Anniversary, its Silver...
March 1st, 2020 | Anniversaries, Associations, Charity, Clubs, Events, Food and Drink, People and Places, Social Columns, Technical, Technology | Read More

DNV GL awards MSC new container ship fire safety notation

DNV GL awards MSC new container ship fire safety notation
The MSC Gülsün vessels use the world’s first on-deck firefighting monitors – fixed water cannons to slow and stop the spread of fire by cooling, which have a reach of more than 100 metres. (Image care of MSC) DNV GL awards MSC new container ship fire safety notation London, 25 February 2020: At...
February 25th, 2020 | Classification Societies, Regulatory, Safety and Security, Technical, Technology | Read More

Royal Academy’s homage to Léon Spilliaert, Ostend artist fascinated by the North Sea

Royal Academy’s homage to Léon Spilliaert, Ostend artist fascinated by the North Sea
Woman at the Shoreline. By Léon Spilliaert. Royal Academy’s homage to Léon Spilliaert, Ostend artist fascinated by the North Sea By James Brewer Looking out to the North Sea from his home in Ostend was endlessly fascinating for the artist Léon Spilliaert. From 1908 he rented an attic studio close...
February 23rd, 2020 | Art and auctions, Exhibitions, Maritime Art, Paintings and Sculpture, People and Places | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 21-Feb-2020 CORONAVIRUS EPIDEMIOLOGICAL ALERT: FREE PRATIQUE REQUIREMENTS FOR CRUISE VESSELS Argentina MARITIME DECLARATION OF HEALTH London, United Kingdom RESTRICTIONS RELATED TO CORONAVIRUS Covenas, Colombia APT BERTH, LINE & TANK SCHEDULED OUTAGES Immingham, United Kingdom COVID-19...
February 21st, 2020 | Cruise Industry, Health and Safety, Medical, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Andrew Bailey’s Brexit battles, The Australian and global economic outlooks

Andrew Bailey’s Brexit battles, The Australian and global economic outlooks
. Andrew Bailey’s Brexit battles, The Australian and global economic outlooks Wednesday 12 February 2020   –  Vol.11 Ed.7.2 Commentary: Andrew Bailey’s Brexit battles By Chris Papadopoullos in London Few could be more qualified to rewrite the UK’s financial rulebook after...
February 12th, 2020 | Banking, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Markets, Reports | Read More

GIWA 2020 makes waves

GIWA 2020 makes waves
The GIWA Committe on a l to r: Liza Koromila, Iro Koutsioumba, Mary Kate Marioulka, Sofia Konstantopoulou, Maria Hatziaslani, Naya Boltetsou, Fotini Voyiatzi, Sonia Chimona and Ioanna Paschalidou GIWA 2020 makes waves The opening event of the second GIWA Awards took place on Friday, January 17, at Greek...
February 1st, 2020 | Awards, Charity, Communication, Events, People and Places, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

66% rise in thefts on tube network as December RMT strike hits

66% rise in thefts on tube network as December RMT strike hits
… 66% rise in thefts on tube network as December RMT strike hits Analysis of figures from the British Transport Police showed 1,005 thefts took place on tube lines in December 2019 BTP recorded a total of 1,596 across all its transport networks in December last year This included 977 thefts from...
January 28th, 2020 | Corruption, Rail, Safety and Security, Statistics | Read More

WISTA International signs MOU with the IMO

WISTA International signs MOU with the IMO
IMO’s Secretary-General Kitack Lim with WISTA Int’nal president Despina Panayiotou Theodosiou holding the signed MoU and other IMO and WISTA members and BoD WISTA International signs MOU with the International Maritime Organisation, IMO 27 January 2020, London, UK  WISTA (WISTA) International...
January 27th, 2020 | Events, IMO, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Picasso and Paper exhibition unfolds its allure at the Royal Academy in London

Picasso and Paper exhibition unfolds its allure at the Royal Academy in London
Pablo Picasso drawing in Antibes, 1946. Picasso and Paper exhibition unfolds its allure at the Royal Academy in London By James Brewer Pablo Picasso is famed for his blue, rose and African periods and his multi-decade compulsion for Cubism – but even more fundamental was what might be called his life-long...
January 26th, 2020 | Art and auctions, Exhibitions, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More

Register now for the Tanker Freight Risk Forum

The Baltic Exchange Register now for the Tanker Freight Risk Forum When: 24 February 2020, 13:00 – 16:30, followed by a drinks reception Where: The May Fair Hotel, Stratton Street, London, W1J 8LT In a year where markets were resolutely focused on the long-anticipated IMO 2020 regulation,...
January 17th, 2020 | Chartering, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Markets, Tankers | Read More

GSCC’s 2020 Vasilopita

GSCC’s 2020 Vasilopita
Harry J. Fafalios GSCC’s 2020 Vasilopita  The Annual Vasilopita event of the GSCC (Greek Shipping Co-operation Committee) took place earlier on tonight at the Royal  Victoria, Royal Albert and King Geoge V Rooms of the Baltic Exchange – the temple of British and International shipping. Over...
January 16th, 2020 | Associations, Events, IMO, People and Places, Politics and Government, The Nautical Institute | Read More

Mazi Theatre Company proudly presents ‘To Tavli’ (Backgammon)

Mazi Theatre Company proudly presents ‘To Tavli’ (Backgammon)
. Mazi Theatre Company proudly presents ‘To Tavli’ (Backgammon) Mazi Theatre Company proudly presents ‘To Tavli’ (Backgammon) by D. Kehaidis, which is staged for the first time in London. ‘To Tavli’ is a modern classic one-act Greek comedy performed in Greek, about...
January 14th, 2020 | Art and auctions, Events, Theatre, Comedy, Drama, Dance | 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

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

Royal Academy hails Eco-Visionaries: Confronting a planet in a state of emergency

Royal Academy hails Eco-Visionaries: Confronting a planet in a state of emergency
Island House in Laguna Grande. Royal Academy hails Eco-Visionaries: Confronting a planet in a state of emergency By James Brewer A world at the point of no return. Climate shocks devastating landscapes and populations, noxious emissions beyond control and species threatened. The warnings are frequent...
December 3rd, 2019 | Art and auctions, Exhibitions, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More

Dora Maar: indomitable surrealist photographer is celebrated at Tate Modern

Dora Maar: indomitable surrealist photographer is celebrated at Tate Modern
Dora Maar. Harvard Art Museums. Dora Maar: indomitable surrealist photographer is celebrated at Tate Modern By James Brewer Her eager depictions of the ethos of the modern woman of the 1930s saw models – clothed and nude – floating beyond the cultural norms of the times. Swinging in her photography...
December 1st, 2019 | Exhibitions, Fashion, Photography | Read More

IMO Secretary-General opens 31st Assembly with a call for concrete action

IMO Secretary-General opens 31st Assembly with a call for concrete action
… IMO Secretary-General opens 31st Assembly with a call for concrete action The Secretary-General of the International Maritime Organization (IMO), Mr. Kitack Lim, has opened the Organization’s 31st Assembly session, calling for concrete action to address climate change and other challenges. The...
November 26th, 2019 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Headlines, IMO, Organisations | Read More

LSLC’s 25th Anniversary Dinner

LSLC’s 25th Anniversary Dinner
. LSLC’s 25th Anniversary Dinner A 25-year voyage around the world of shipping is set to continue In a quarter century of navigating the unpredictable currents of commercial and legal maritime matters, the Forum for Shipping, Commercial Law & Dispute Resolution has provided a world class...
November 22nd, 2019 | Anniversaries, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Legal, London Shipping Law Centre, Marine Insurance | Read More

Simpson Spence Young (SSY) expands into energy derivatives broking

Simpson Spence Young (SSY) expands into energy derivatives broking
New hire – James Whistler, Head of Energy Derivatives, SSY Simpson Spence Young (SSY) expands into energy derivatives broking Leading independent shipbroker Simpson Spence Young (SSY) is launching a new energy derivatives service through its derivatives business SSY Futures Ltd., based in New York,...
November 21st, 2019 | Chartering, Company Profiles, Energy, Markets, Person Profiles | Read More

Anselm Kiefer’s super-show ‘Superstrings, Runes, The Norns, Gordian Knot’ at White Cube, Bermondsey

Anselm Kiefer’s super-show ‘Superstrings, Runes, The Norns, Gordian Knot’ at White Cube, Bermondsey
Anselm Kiefer and The Veneziano Amplitude. Anselm Kiefer’s super-show ‘Superstrings, Runes, The Norns, Gordian Knot’ at White Cube, Bermondsey By James Brewer Bleak scenes are infused with the dried-out devastation of what might be the beginning of the end of the world. In a new exhibition in London...
November 17th, 2019 | Art and auctions, Exhibitions, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More

The Oinoussian Ball 2019.

The Oinoussian Ball 2019.
.. The Oinoussian Ball 2019 On Saturday 16th November, after the sunset brought on a crispy chill in the air, around 350 guests arrived at The Nine Kings Suite at The Royal Lancaster London, W2, to attend the Oinoussian Ball 2019 to celebrate the 77th Anniversary of Oinoussai Benevolent Fund. from the...
November 17th, 2019 | Anniversaries, Charity, Events, People and Places, Story of the Month | Read More

…and Tsitsipas makes waves on Father Thames

…and Tsitsipas makes waves on Father Thames
Stefanos Tsitsipas; the excitement at its best!!! …and Tsitsipas makes waves on Father Thames At a raucous O2 arena in east London on Father Thames, 21 year old Stefanos Tsitsipas become the youngest ever winner in 18 years to win the ATP finals! Hundreds of Greeks and in particular London Greeks attended...
November 17th, 2019 | Breaking News, Sports | Read More