Posts Tagged ‘London’

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

The BDI@ 1,656: still tough times ahead…

The BDI@ 1,656: still tough times ahead…
John Faraclas The BDI@ 1,656: still tough times ahead… The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost 19 points amid perplexed Geopolitics with uncertainty being the name of the game. John Faraclas’ brief recap: The Capes “bounced” back with 29 points plus and the BCI now stands at 2,975 – trying to go...
November 5th, 2019 | Chartering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Markets, News, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Another remarkable day at WTM London 2019

Another remarkable day at WTM London 2019
Another remarkable day at WTM London 2019   Day Two: Debate & Innovation Day two of the show has certainly lived up to the excitement of yesterday. Among the talking points today: The UNWTO and WTM Ministers’ summit An absolutely buzzing speed...
November 5th, 2019 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Maritime Tourism, Tourism | Read More

Greece pledges a sustainable approach to cruise tourism

Greece pledges a sustainable approach to cruise tourism
Tourism minister Theoharis Greece pledges a sustainable approach to cruise tourism By James Brewer Greece’s new tourism minister has said he is working on plans which in effect could save the country from the blight of cruiseship-led over-tourism. Harry Theoharis told a press conference at the World...
November 4th, 2019 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Exhibitions, Insight, Marinas, Maritime Tourism, Organisations, Politics and Government, Ports & Terminals, Tourism | Read More

Celebrating 9,600 drivers trained and £75,000 for 75 years

Celebrating 9,600 drivers trained and £75,000 for 75 years
  .. Celebrating 9,600 drivers trained and £75,000 for 75 years This month we celebrated our road safety results in the presence of HRH The Princess Royal On the 24th October we held our annual Showcase, hosted by Ashurst LLP in London. The event was an opportunity to highlight our achievements...
November 1st, 2019 | Charity, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

Grupo Stier celebrates its 25th anniversary with reception in the City of London

Grupo Stier celebrates its 25th anniversary with reception in the City of London
Ida Stier greeting captain Chris Adams Grupo Stier celebrates its 25th anniversary with reception in the City of London by James Brewer. Ida Stier, founder and chief executive of Grupo Stier, welcomed guests from many sectors of the maritime industry to a reception in London to mark the 25th anniversary...
October 26th, 2019 | Anniversaries, Claims, Company Profiles, Defense, Disputes, Events, Flags, Groundings, Health and Safety, Insurance and Reinsurance, Legal, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Marine Insurance, Maritime Accidents, Maritime Education and Training, News, P and I Clubs, People and Places, Person Profiles, Safety and Security, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals, Ship Agencies, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

BDI’s positive (?) hiccup amid further Geopolitical tensions…

BDI’s positive (?) hiccup amid further Geopolitical tensions…
John Faraclas BDI’s positive hiccup amid further Geopolitical tensions… The BDI gained six points earlier on today and now reads 1,785 thanks to the Capes bouncing back with 53 points. Geopolitics continue to be in a perplexed deteriorating mess in all fronts in all five continents and seven seas....
October 24th, 2019 | Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Health and Safety, Marine Insurance, Maritime Accidents, Markets, Military, P and I Clubs, People and Places, Safety and Security, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Tankers, Tourism, Trade and Commerce | Read More

IUA establishes new London Market Construction Group

IUA establishes new London Market Construction Group
Michael Attwell IUA establishes new London Market Construction Group A new London market committee for underwriters providing professional indemnity cover to the construction industry has been established by the International Underwriting Association (IUA). A particular focus for the group will be issues...
October 23rd, 2019 | Construction, Insurance and Reinsurance, IUA | Read More

Nam June Paik: an avant-garde genius and his ‘topless cellist’ collaborator commemorated at Tate Modern

Nam June Paik: an avant-garde genius and his ‘topless cellist’ collaborator commemorated at Tate Modern
Charlotte Moorman with TV Cello and TV Eyeglasses. Nam June Paik: an avant-garde genius and his ‘topless cellist’ collaborator commemorated at Tate Modern  By James Brewer Visionary artist Nam June Paik was among the first to foresee the rise of a new mass media as a many-headed Goliath, to hail...
October 20th, 2019 | Art and auctions, Exhibitions, Paintings and Sculpture, Photography | Read More

Registration is open – OI turns 50 and here is your invite

Registration is open – OI turns 50 and here is your invite
Registration is open – OI turns 50 and here is your invite Celebrate the world’s largest ocean technology exhibition and conference Oceanology International is turning 50, and you are invited to the celebration! The event brings the industry together, from businesses to government and thought leaders...
October 17th, 2019 | Anniversaries, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Oceanology | Read More

Anna Maria Maiolino: Making Love Revolutionary. Whitechapel Gallery retrospective

Anna Maria Maiolino: Making Love Revolutionary. Whitechapel Gallery retrospective
Anna Maria Maiolino. Anna Maria Maiolino: Making Love Revolutionary. Whitechapel Gallery retrospective By James Brewer Crossing the Atlantic in the early 1950s on a passengership that rolled and pitched unnervingly was a daunting experience for a 12-year-old girl who with her mother and sister were seeking...
October 11th, 2019 | Art and auctions, Exhibitions, Paintings and Sculpture, Photography | Read More

London Company Market premium rises to £28.4bn

London Company Market premium rises to £28.4bn
Dave Matcham LONDON COMPANY MARKET PREMIUM RISES TO £28.4BN Premium income in the London company market has increased to £28.437bn, a new report by the International Underwriting Association (IUA) has shown. Gross written premium in London for 2018 was £19.559bn while a further £8.877bn was identified...
October 10th, 2019 | Insurance and Reinsurance, IUA, Marine Insurance, Reports | Read More

Reed Smith enhances global Transportation Industry Group with new shipping partners in London and Hong Kong

Reed Smith enhances global Transportation Industry Group with new shipping partners in London and Hong Kong
Nick Austin Reed Smith enhances global Transportation Industry Group with new shipping partners in London and Hong Kong In a move that reflects the firm’s continued commitment to the shipping industry, global law firm Reed Smith today announced that disputes lawyers Nick Austin and Peter Glover will...
September 24th, 2019 | Company Profiles, Legal, News, Person Profiles | Read More