Posts Tagged ‘London’

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

11th Annual Capital Link Shipping & Marine Services Forum”- Tuesday, September 25, 2018 at the Royal Society, in London

11th Annual Capital Link Shipping & Marine Services Forum”- Tuesday, September 25, 2018 at the Royal Society, in London
Nicolas Bornozis Capitalizing on the long established track record of organizing highly successful large scale maritime conferences in major industry centers around the world, the “11th Annual Capital Link Shipping & Marine Services” Forum will take place on September 25th 2018 in London, in...
September 19th, 2018 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

An ocean of outcry at the Whitechapel Gallery

An ocean of outcry at the Whitechapel Gallery
Mikhail Karikis An ocean of outcry at the Whitechapel Gallery – Mikhail Karikis: No Ordinary Protest By James Brewer  Greek-born artist Mikhail Karikis has joined with school children aged just seven years old to raise clamorous voices urging society to cleanse the oceans of pollution. Mikhail, who...
September 11th, 2018 | Art and auctions, Environment, Events, Exhibitions, Exhibitions, Music, Pollution, Theatre, Comedy, Drama, Dance | Read More

Get more out of your marine data and improve efficiency!

Get more out of your marine data and improve efficiency!
Marine Data Management Awareness Course 09:30 – 17:00 | Tuesday 16 October 2018 IMarEST HQ – 1 Birdcage Walk, London  Data is expensive to collect and needs to be treated as an extremely valuable corporate resource. However, history shows that a majority of organisations rarely, if ever,...
August 3rd, 2018 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, IMarEST, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

Sailors’ Society shortlisted for charity of the year

Sailors’ Society shortlisted for charity of the year
Stuart Rivers An international maritime charity has been shortlisted for charity of the year. Sailors’ Society, which has its head office in Southampton, will compete against six other organisations at the Charity Times Awards in London on 3 October. The awards recognise leadership and professionalism...
July 24th, 2018 | Associations, Awards, Charity | Read More

St Petersburg’s nautical tradition on canvas

St Petersburg’s nautical tradition on canvas
Tall Ships off Neva Yacht Club St Petersburg’s nautical tradition on canvas  By James Brewer  Ships at war and in peacetime – Russian painter Vladimir Yarkin has executed more than 50 significant maritime paintings ranging from 18th century scenes to modern-day nautical life. Many of his works...
July 18th, 2018 | Art and auctions, Events, Exhibitions, Maritime Art, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More

WISTA International approved for consultative status

WISTA International approved for consultative status
WISTA-International president Despina Panayiotou Theodosiou The International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) governing body, the IMO Council, approved the Women’s International Shipping and Trading Association (WISTA International) application for consultative status on 5 July 2018. “Consultative...
July 6th, 2018 | IMO, News, Organisations, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

A special event: The launch of Wealth Forum Advisors

A special event: The launch of Wealth Forum Advisors
Richard Moir An Exclusive Invitation to attend the launch of Wealth Forum Advisors on Thursday 19th July 2018 from 6.30pm to  8.30pm at the Caledonian Club, 9 Halkin Street, Belgravia, London, SW1X An evening with  internationally acclaimed speakers: Patrick Jephson: an illustrated presentation “Lessons...
July 6th, 2018 | Communication, Consulting, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

The Seahorse Club 2018 summer party

The Seahorse Club 2018 summer party
View at the balcony’s centre stage… This year’s Seahorse* Club’s Summer Party ingredient was the jovial mood of all its faithful members and a couple of their friends who managed to make it given the train services all-day-mess – signal failures and the unprecedented for the UK weather...
July 6th, 2018 | Associations, Clubs, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, HR, Press and Media | Read More

Dr Ravi K Mehotra, CBE wins Lifetime Achievement Award at Seatrade Awards 30th Anniversary Celebration

Dr Ravi K Mehotra, CBE wins Lifetime Achievement Award at Seatrade Awards 30th Anniversary Celebration
Seatrade Awards 2018 winners gather onstage at the 30th anniversary celebrations Friday 29 June (London, UK) – This year’s Seatrade Awards was a celebration of 30 years rewarding excellence across the shipping industry. The event had a celebratory feel which culminated in the last award which...
June 30th, 2018 | Anniversaries, Awards, Events, People and Places, Story of the Week | Read More

Grace Pappas’s new project delves back 2,000 years in shipping history

Grace Pappas’s new project delves back 2,000 years in shipping history
Grace Pappas We always follow the arts – arts of any kind, be it painting, sculpture, industrial design, photography, music, film and theatre – you name it! Allaboutshipping.co.uk is there, present and encouraging the arts, in particular that of the new generation and from all nations! .  Specialist...
June 23rd, 2018 | Academia, Art and auctions, Exhibitions, HR, People and Places | Read More

Jewish Bulgaria, photography by Anthony Georgieff

Jewish Bulgaria, photography by Anthony Georgieff
Anthony Georgieff. Jewish Bulgaria, photography by Anthony Georgieff By James Brewer A half-forgotten chapter of 20th European century history emerges from the shadows in a new exhibition in London. The episode has its shameful elements but is one that in large part brings out the better predispositions...
June 21st, 2018 | Art and auctions, Exhibitions, Insight, Photography, Religion | Read More

GSCC’s Annual Report 2017 – 2018

GSCC’s Annual Report 2017 – 2018
Viewers  can find here below the Annual Report 2017-2018 of the G.S.C.C. (Greek Shipping Co-operation Committee), which is prefaced by the Chairman, Mr. Haralambos J. Fafalios; a great message for all and to all intents and purposes. GSCC’s  Annual General Meeting will be held tomorrow Thursday,...
June 20th, 2018 | Associations, Reports | 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

Verifavia Shipping first independent verifier authorised by the Panama Maritime Authority for IMO DCS verification services

Verifavia Shipping first independent verifier authorised by the Panama Maritime Authority for IMO DCS verification services
Julien Dufour, CEO, Verifavia Shipping World’s largest ship registry accredits Verifavia to offer independent IMO DCS verification services to its 8,000+ Panamanian registered vessels LONDON, PARIS, ATHENS – 06 June 2018: Verifavia, the world’s leading emissions verification company for the transport...
June 6th, 2018 | Flags, Regulatory | Read More

Killed Negatives…

Killed Negatives…
Killed Negatives in focus again. Killed Negatives: Unseen Images of 1930s America at Whitechapel Gallery By James Brewer Asparagus rolls – 25c each. Such tempting fare in a smart American deli would have been considered a pricy snack for the hungry poor during the Great Depression of the 1930s. In...
June 5th, 2018 | Art and auctions, Events, Exhibitions, Photography | Read More

Smart Ship Technologies and Solutions

Smart Ship Technologies and Solutions
A full house attended at Lloyd’s Register Fenchurch Street Auditorium On May 23rd, London welcomed for the very first time a delegation from the Hellenic Marine Equipment Manufacturers and Exporters (HEMEXPO) who held a mini-conference at Lloyd’s Register auditorium under the title “Smart...
May 31st, 2018 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

Association of Average Adjusters annual dinner is told that the future is bright for the profession

Association of Average Adjusters annual dinner is told that the future is bright for the profession
Guests dine in the Savoy Hotel Lancaster Ballroom Practitioners of marine average adjusting, proud of the historic roots of their profession, are facing the future with confidence. This was a key theme of speakers at the 2018 annual dinner of the Association of Average Adjusters. They stressed the wide...
May 29th, 2018 | Associations, Events, Marine Insurance, People and Places | Read More

Final design of the BinForGreenSeas revealed at this year’s Maritime HR Association conference

Final design of the BinForGreenSeas revealed at this year’s Maritime HR Association conference
.. GreenSeas Trust marked a big milestone as the final design chosen for manufacture was revealed at this year’s Maritime HR Association conference, which took place in London on 24th – 25th of May. The aim of the eye-catchingly designed garbage bin is to act as a visual trigger for the senses...
May 28th, 2018 | Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

Edward Bawden, wittiest UK artist, in retrospect at Dulwich Picture Gallery

Edward Bawden, wittiest UK artist, in retrospect at Dulwich Picture Gallery
St Paul’s, 1958. Edward Bawden, wittiest UK artist, in retrospect at Dulwich Picture Gallery By James Brewer A jack-of-all-trades among 20th century artists, Edward Bawden was commissioned by leisure firms to show people relaxing. Although there was not a lazy bone in his body, he himself was renowned...
May 26th, 2018 | Art and auctions, Exhibitions, People and Places | Read More

The Urology Foundation Charity Gala Concert at Cadogan Hall

The Urology Foundation Charity Gala Concert at Cadogan Hall
General view of the reception area of Cadogan Hall hosting the Charity Gala Adrian Goldsmith has survived three cancer episodes with low chances of surviving. While ill, he took on the challenge of starting to play the piano. Within eight years, he achieved not only proficiency with the instrument but...
May 25th, 2018 | Charity, Events, Music, People and Places | Read More

Elly Hadjipateras: superb paintings on show at A+D Gallery, Marylebone

Elly Hadjipateras: superb paintings on show at A+D Gallery, Marylebone
Elly Hadjipateras. Elly Hadjipateras: superb paintings on show at A+D Gallery, Marylebone  By James Brewer Versatile London artist Elly Hadjipateras exerts soft power over all who stand before her paintings. Whether expressed through loose or taut brushwork, her authority derives from her warm involvement...
May 25th, 2018 | Art and auctions, Exhibitions, Paintings and Sculpture, People and Places | Read More

Sensation: Iranian art in sensational first exhibition at Cama Gallery, London

Sensation: Iranian art in sensational first exhibition at Cama Gallery, London
Art advisor Elouise Lecuyer with ‘UK’ by Fereydoon Omidi. Sensation: Iranian art in sensational first exhibition at Cama Gallery, London By James Brewer Attempts to isolate Iran politically for these past four decades have had an unexpected result: they have driven forward a dramatically...
May 21st, 2018 | Art and auctions, Events, Exhibitions | 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