Posts Tagged ‘London’

Lesvos: Between Hope and Despair. Margarita Mavromichalis shows London her moving photo series

Lesvos: Between Hope and Despair. Margarita Mavromichalis shows London her moving photo series
Margarita Mavromichalis. Lesvos: Between Hope and Despair. Margarita Mavromichalis shows London her moving photo series By James Brewer and John Faraclas In a series of 35 dramatic photos on display at the Hellenic Centre in London is crystalised the refugee crisis that gnaws at the eastern Mediterranean...
November 18th, 2018 | Events, Exhibitions, Insight, Photography | Read More

Discuss high-profile ship arrests this December

Discuss high-profile ship arrests this December
Unravel the legal and commercial complexities of ship arrest A stellar panel of international experts will gather at the renowned annual Ship Arrest Seminar from 4 to 5 December in London to share their expertise and to bring you up to speed with the latest ship arrest cases occurring in the industry. Bunkerspot...
November 15th, 2018 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

Global insurance and trade grapple with blockchain innovation

Global insurance and trade grapple with blockchain innovation
Prof Michael Mainelli. Global insurance and trade grapple with blockchain innovation By James Brewer Blockchain, a system that has seen substantial growth in 2018, holds out immense promise for mitigating business and financial risk, a conference in the heart of London’s insurance market heard. The...
November 15th, 2018 | Banking, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Corruption, Finance, Insight, Insurance and Reinsurance, Marine Insurance, Maritime Fraud, Safety and Security, Shipfinance | Read More

Jobs of the future to be keynote focus at Bermuda’s London forum

Jobs of the future to be keynote focus at Bermuda’s London forum
… Hamilton, Bermuda, November 7, 2018 – The changing nature of work and emergence of new jobs in the future will be the focus of the keynote speech at this month’s Bermuda Executive Forum in London. Organised by the Bermuda Business Development Agency (BDA), the multi-industry November...
November 7th, 2018 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, HR, Jobs | Read More

Greek government deep in talks to encourage cruise-ship sector

Greek government deep in talks to encourage cruise-ship sector
Tourism minister Elena Kountoura. Greek government deep in talks to encourage cruise-ship sector By James Brewer Greece has confirmed that it wants to establish six new home-ports for cruise ships as part of its drive to expand the thriving tourism industry. Tourism minister Elena Kountoura said it was...
November 5th, 2018 | Associations, Breaking News, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Exhibitions, Marinas, Maritime Tourism, People and Places, Ports & Terminals, Rowing, Sailing, Sports, Story of the Day, Tourism, Yachting | Read More

Klimt/Schiele: Royal Academy shows drawings from the Albertina Museum, Vienna

Klimt/Schiele: Royal Academy shows drawings from the Albertina Museum, Vienna
Klimt, Study for The Three Gorgons. Klimt/Schiele: Royal Academy shows drawings from the Albertina Museum, Vienna By James Brewer Even in sketched outline they are seductive: three turn-of-the-century drawings of the Gorgons, who in versions of the Greek myth are the beautiful but dangerous daughters...
November 1st, 2018 | Art and auctions, Exhibitions, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More

Red sky at Night …err Red Markets in October… keeps you wonder!

Red sky at Night …err Red Markets in October… keeps you wonder!
John Faraclas The BDI fell below the 1,500 threshold earlier on today and now reads 1,490 – that’s minus 23 points, 23 important and otherwise valuable points. Geopolitics still messy, enigmatic and above all perplexed… John Faraclas’ daily briefing: The Capes’ BCI lost 34 points and now stands...
October 31st, 2018 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Energy, Environment, Events, Health and Safety, Marinas, Markets, Medical, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Safety and Security, Sailing, Sports, Tourism, Yachting | Read More

New London Market Human Resources Group launched

New London Market Human Resources Group launched
Louise Day A new London Market group for human resources professionals has been established by the International Underwriting Association. The move comes in response to a growing number of regulatory changes and initiatives across the insurance sector to boost education, training, talent recruitment...
October 24th, 2018 | HR, Insurance and Reinsurance, IUA | Read More

The Women of the 20th Century…

The Women of the 20th Century…
Valentin Kardamski. The Women of the 20th Century: Valentin Kardamski’s dramatic portraits on show in London  By James Brewer Dashing portraits in acrylics of two dozen of the most recognisable female faces of the 20th century are on display in a new show in London. They introduce dramatically to...
October 23rd, 2018 | Art and auctions, Exhibitions, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More

Free training programme on mental health offered to seafarers worldwide

Free training programme on mental health offered to seafarers worldwide
.. A new training package produced by KVH Videotel and ISWAN was introduced yesterday during the 5th Annual International Shipowning & Shipmanagement Summit in London. The package, ‘Seafarers’ Mental Health and Wellbeing’ will be available free of charge throughout the industry...
October 17th, 2018 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Health and Safety, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

Seafarers’ Mental Health is focus of New Training Programme offered free to Mariners Worldwide

Seafarers’ Mental Health is focus of New Training Programme offered free to Mariners Worldwide
.. KVH Videotel introduced a new training package, “Seafarers Mental Health and Wellbeing,” yesterday during the 5th Annual International Shipowning & Shipmanagement Summit in London, and announced that the package will be available free of charge throughout the industry due to the critical...
October 17th, 2018 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Health and Safety, HR, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

London company market income jumps to £26.3bn

London company market income jumps to £26.3bn
Premium income in the London company market has jumped to £26.314bn, a new report by the International Underwriting Association (IUA) has revealed. Gross written premium in London for 2017 was £18.331bn while a further £7.984bn was identified as written in other locations, but overseen and managed...
October 16th, 2018 | Insurance and Reinsurance, IUA, Marine Insurance, Reports | Read More

Ship Managers plan to work together to meet Shipping Challenges

Ship Managers plan to work together to meet Shipping Challenges
InterManager President Björn Jebsen speaking at the InterManager AGM. Meeting the challenges of tomorrow’s maritime trade is at the forefront of ship managers’ focus as they develop strategies to meet environmental targets and embrace fast-paced technological advances in our industry. Ship managers...
October 16th, 2018 | Associations, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, HR, Intermanager, Shipmanagement, Technology | Read More

Time Lapse: Iranian film directors display their photography talent in London

Time Lapse: Iranian film directors display their photography talent in London
Gallery director Ava Moradi. Time Lapse: Iranian film directors display their photography talent in London  By James Brewer A new London gallery is hosting a celebration of distinguished film directors – unusually, without their movies, but showcasing their talent in fine art photography as reflecting...
October 11th, 2018 | Art and auctions, Events, Exhibitions, Film Industry, People and Places, Photography | Read More

Reminder: IBIA’s seminar- Mass Flow Meters Seminar : New rules – New Fuels – Digital Solutions October 24 @ 13:30 – 19:00

Reminder: IBIA’s seminar-  Mass Flow Meters Seminar : New rules – New Fuels – Digital Solutions  October 24 @ 13:30 – 19:00
Mass Flow Meters Seminar : New rules – New Fuels – Digital Solutions October 24 @ 13:30 – 19:00 Join us in London at the UK Chamber for Shipping for our IBIA seminar, where we will discuss the following topics: 13:30-13:50 Event registration 13:50-14:00 Welcome address Bob Sanguinetti, UKCS...
October 10th, 2018 | Associations, Bunkering, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Maritime Education and Training, Shipmanagement | Read More

Tropical Sighs

Tropical Sighs
Caroline Gavazzi (right) with Carola Syz. Tropical Sighs – Caroline Gavazzi’s impressionistic photographs at Hotel Baglioni, Kensington  By James Brewer  In a combined evocation of déjà vu and premier vu, creative photographer Caroline Gavazzi has opened a solo exhibition in London which extends...
October 9th, 2018 | Exhibitions, Photography | Read More

Watch RG Connect18 Conference live from London tomorrow!

Watch RG Connect18 Conference live from London tomorrow!
Dear Reloader, We can’t wait for tomorrow’s RG Connect18 Conference, tickets have almost sold out and with so many amazing sessions featuring leading CEO’s, investors, academics and policy makers, it’s sure to be a very engaging day!  For those of you who are already registered,...
October 5th, 2018 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

The dry bulk sector and the critical challenges that lie ahead

The dry bulk sector and the critical challenges that lie ahead
Mr John Platsidakis, Chairman (middle) with Dimitris Fafalios, Technical Committee Chairman and Chairman elect (left) and Jay K Pillai Vice-Chairman (right) INTERCARGO held its semi-annual meetings in London “The dry bulk sector and the critical challenges that lie ahead” INTERCARGO held its Annual...
October 3rd, 2018 | Intercargo, News | Read More

Preparing for the health and safety challenges ahead

Preparing for the health and safety challenges ahead
10th Annual Conference 2018 – Health and safety in uncertain times – 14 November 2018 One of the major events in the health & safety calendar is fast approaching. The British Safety Council is holding its 10th Annual Conference ‘Health and safety in uncertain times’ on Wednesday,...
October 1st, 2018 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Health and Safety | Read More

Ribera: Art of Violence, the first UK exhibition of Baroque master

Ribera: Art of Violence, the first UK exhibition of Baroque master
Apollo and Marsyas. Ribera: Art of Violence, the first UK exhibition of Baroque master By James Brewer Prepare for portrayals of pain: Dulwich Picture Gallery’s latest exhibition turns to a man who illustrated  the everyday story of torture, retribution and martyrdom in 17th century Naples. A procession...
September 28th, 2018 | Art and auctions, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More

Oceania: Royal Academy voyages through 500 years of Pacific culture

Oceania: Royal Academy voyages through 500 years of Pacific culture
Papua New Guinea launch-day greeting. Oceania: Royal Academy voyages through 500 years of Pacific culture By James Brewer In 1768, Lieutenant (later Captain) James Cook left Plymouth on HMS Endeavour on the first of three voyages to search for the fabled Terra Australis Incognita and to map the southern...
September 27th, 2018 | Art and auctions, Events, Exhibitions, Maritime Art, Maritime History and Museums, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More

13th Annual Greek Roadshow in London

13th Annual Greek Roadshow in London
Mr Socrates Lazaridis, CEO, Athens Stock Exchange The 13th Annual Greek Roadshow of Greek companies in London came to a close today. This year’s Roadshow, following in the footsteps of the twelve (12) previous events, served as a platform for companies listed on the Greek Stock Exchange to present...
September 26th, 2018 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Markets, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

World leading academics recognised with presentation of Onassis Prizes 2018

World leading academics recognised with presentation of Onassis Prizes 2018
A full view at the Guildhall Five prize recipients gave lectures at Cass Business School before receiving their awards at a banquet at the Guildhall, in the City of London The 2018 Onassis Prizes, awarded to the world’s foremost academics in the fields of finance, international trade and shipping,...
September 25th, 2018 | Awards, Events, People and Places | Read More

Layers of London

Layers of London
Discover fascinating collections of material related to London’s history and see these records on a map of London. Explore Layers of London – a new digital platform enabling you to peel back the layers of London’s history to discover its people and places, and to share your own stories. Did...
September 21st, 2018 | Archaeology, Clubs, Communication, Food and Drink, Holidays, HR, Immigration, Maritime History and Museums, People and Places | Read More

Seven artists scintillate in 81:18 exhibition in London

Seven artists scintillate in 81:18 exhibition in London
Carolyn Gowdy. Seven artists scintillate in 81:18 exhibition in London By James Brewer Long-lasting friendships forged by art students in London more than three decades ago are celebrated in an exhibition of their current work in the West End. It is called, by way of a palindrome (something that reads...
September 19th, 2018 | Art and auctions, Exhibitions, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More