Posts Tagged ‘London’

IMB piracy report 2018: attacks multiply in the Gulf of Guinea

IMB piracy report 2018: attacks multiply in the Gulf of Guinea
Captain P. Mukundan London and Kuala Lumpur, 16 January 2019 – Piracy increased on the world’s seas in 2018, with a marked rise in attacks against ships and crews around West Africa, the International Chamber of Commerce’s International Maritime Bureau’s (IMB) latest annual piracy report reveals. Worldwide,...
January 16th, 2019 | Arrest of ships, Bribery and Corruption, Claims, Corruption, Insight, Maritime Fraud, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Reports, Safety and Security | Read More

Blue MBA participant from AP Møller Maersk nominated for the ‘AMBA Business School Impact on Community and Society Award’

Blue MBA participant from AP Møller Maersk nominated for the ‘AMBA Business School Impact on Community and Society Award’
Irene Rosberg Helping to create a more sustainable future for the maritime industry is at the core of the CBS Executive MBA in Shipping and Logistics (known informally as the Blue MBA), and we are excited to announce that AMBA has added a new award to the AMBA Business School Award ceremony in London....
January 15th, 2019 | Academia, Awards, Events, HR | Read More

Falling BDI@1,169: not yet a disaster…

Falling BDI@1,169: not yet a disaster…
John Faraclas. Picture credits George Christakis The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost nearly 100 points on a weekly basis and now stands at 1,169; Geopolitics in jeopardy… John Faraclas’ daily and weekly recap: The BDI was down 20 points earlier on today and now reads 1,169 and was exactly 91 points down...
January 11th, 2019 | Charity, Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Markets, Military, Music, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Punjab beckons anew a rich mix of visitors

Punjab beckons anew a rich mix of visitors
Alka Kapoor, a leading promoter of Punjab tourism. Punjab beckons anew a rich mix of visitors  By James Brewer Alexander the Great took his conquering armies as far as what is now Punjab, in an invasion that changed the fate of India as a whole. His ruthless foray into the region finds echoes to this...
January 10th, 2019 | Insight, People and Places, Tourism | Read More

New appointments to Baltic Exchange Council

New appointments to Baltic Exchange Council
The Baltic Exchange The Baltic Exchange is pleased to announce three new appointments to the Baltic Exchange Council (BEC), the governing body which oversees the Baltic’s strategy for membership services, social responsibility, charities and its relationship with its members, governments, regulatory...
January 9th, 2019 | Markets, News, Person Profiles, Stock Markets | Read More

American Club sails on steadily without need of premium rises

American Club sails on steadily without need of premium rises
Joe Hughes opens the Trinity House presentation. Steady as she goes – this was the main message from Joe Hughes, chairman and chief executive for Shipowners Claims Bureau, managers for the American P&I Club when he delivered the annual progress report on the club and the fixed premium facility...
December 20th, 2018 | Events, P and I Clubs | Read More

Angus Procter elected as wet FFABA Chairman

Angus Procter elected as wet FFABA Chairman
Angus Procter Angus Procter, of Braemar ACM-GFI, has been elected as Chairman of the Wet FFA Brokers Association (FFABA). He replaces Pat Donnelly, also of Braemar ACM-GFI, who has chaired the group, which represents the worldwide community of tanker Forward Freight Agreement (FFA) brokers, since 2017.  Founded...
December 19th, 2018 | Markets, News, Oil Industry | Read More

Best Journalistic Newcomer Award Supported by TT Club

Best Journalistic Newcomer Award Supported by TT Club
Peregrine Storrs-Fox, TT Club presenting Seahorse Newcomer of the Year to Joseph Stewart, The Naval Architect London, 10th December, 2018 – Leading international transport and logistics insurer, TT Club has been an enthusiastic supporter of the Seahorse Club Journalist Awards for some years. ...
December 10th, 2018 | Anniversaries, Associations, Awards, Clubs, Communication, Press and Media | Read More

Verifavia Shipping signs cooperations with 8 ROs to support IMO DCS Verification

Verifavia Shipping signs cooperations with 8 ROs to support IMO  DCS Verification
l to r:  Julien Dufour CEO, Verifavia Shipping, and Pantelis Chinakis, President and Managing Director of INSB Class LONDON, PANAMA CITY, ATHENS – 06 DECEMBER 2018: Verifavia, the world’s leading emissions verification company for the transport sector (aviation and shipping), today announced...
December 6th, 2018 | Emissions, Environment, IMO, News, Regulatory | Read More

The BDI@1,296; “thanks” once again to the Capes… but: Caution should be observed!

The BDI@1,296; “thanks” once again to the Capes… but: Caution should be observed!
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained 59 points earlier on today as the questionable Capes’ BCI clinched another three-digit points and now stand at 1,925 which is 186 plus since yesterday… and soon might be over and above the 2,000 threshold! John Faraclas’ daily brief: The Panamaxes’...
December 5th, 2018 | Chartering, Claims, Comment, Defense, Disputes, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Groundings, Health and Safety, Insight, Marine Insurance, Maritime Accidents, Markets, News, P and I Clubs, Reports, Safety and Security, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

Details: photographer Marco Carnaroli reconfigures classic cars as abstract art

Details: photographer Marco Carnaroli reconfigures classic cars as abstract art
Carola Syz and Marco Carnaroli with ‘Lagonda.’ Details: photographer Marco Carnaroli reconfigures classic cars as abstract art By James Brewer Lamborghini, Bugatti, Ferrari, Morgan, Lagonda, Mille Miglia… a convoy of classic automobiles of desire. Here are those exalted marques, though,...
December 2nd, 2018 | Art and auctions, Automobiles, Exhibitions, People and Places, Photography | Read More

London-Bermuda connections celebrated at BDA forum

London-Bermuda connections celebrated at BDA forum
Bermuda’s premier David Burt Hamilton, Bermuda, November 27, 2018 – Bermuda’s historic business bonds with London and potential future synergies through fintech and emerging technologies were key themes of a multi-industry forum in London today.  Close to 200 industry professionals...
November 27th, 2018 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

“Amerika Square” triumphs in Piccadilly Circus!

“Amerika Square” triumphs in Piccadilly Circus!
Marblemen Productions receive the Founders Award for Sustainability on the Big Screen from Surina Narula MBE © Photo by Yakir Zur On Monday 26th November, 2018 at the iconic building of BAFTA in Piccadilly, London, “Amerika Square”, the Greek feature film which represented Greece at the 90th Academy...
November 27th, 2018 | Awards, Events, Film Industry, Immigration | Read More

Lord Chris Holmes & AIG’s Duperreault join Bermuda industry events in London

Lord Chris Holmes & AIG’s Duperreault join Bermuda industry events in London
Fireside chat guests with Bermuda’s Premier at next week’s industry events in London: Lord (Chris) Holmes of Richmond MBE and American International Group President & CEO Brian Duperreault Hamilton, Bermuda, November 23, 2018 – The UK’s Chris Holmes, Lord of Richmond MBE,...
November 23rd, 2018 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Insurance and Reinsurance, Marine Insurance, Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

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

HESGB autumn lunch back at The Real Greek

HESGB autumn lunch back at The Real Greek
The Petros Kontraros’ table; the most crowded one… The second post-summer social event of the HESBG (Hellenic Engineers Society of Great Britain) – following the Founders Arms at the south bank of Father Thames drinks and dips do two months ago, returned after three years, to The Real Greek...
November 17th, 2018 | Associations, Charity, Food and Drink | 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