Posts Tagged ‘London’

Changes to Baltic Exchange dry bulk indices

Changes to Baltic Exchange dry bulk indices
The Baltic Exchange The Baltic Exchange will be implementing previously announced changes to its Supramax Index; launching dual reporting of a new Panamax Index on a trial basis and is in the final consultation process of a new Handysize Vessel dual reporting period for the Handysize Index. These actions...
March 28th, 2017 | Markets, News, Shipping Indices | Read More

Portraying in oil, words and music the neglected composer André Tchaikowsky

Portraying in oil, words and music the neglected composer André Tchaikowsky
Rodolfo Villaplana and Anastasia Belina-Johnson. Portraying in oil, words and music the neglected composer André Tchaikowsky By James Brewer A kaleidoscopic, fivefold vision of the impact of the 20th century composer and pianist André Tchaikowsky (1935-1982) thrilled a discriminating audience at an...
March 27th, 2017 | Events, Music | Read More

Market falls amid geopolitical chaos and terrorism

Market falls amid geopolitical chaos and terrorism
John Faraclas The BDI lost ten points earlier on today and now reads 1,190 points. The Geopolitics continue to get sour and Terrorism hits London. John Faraclas midweek recap: The Capers lost 63 points and now the BCI 2014 stands at 2,378 points; volatility and uncertainty at its best not to mention...
March 22nd, 2017 | Markets, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Reports, Shipping Indices, Tankers | Read More

London tastes terror

London tastes terror
London has now had a direct taste of the type of terror attack that has struck many cities around the world in the last 12 months. The Westminster shock came exactly one year after a double atrocity which struck Zaventem airport and a metro station in Brussels. Nice, Berlin, Athens, Turkey and Middle...
March 22nd, 2017 | Breaking News, Comment, Events, Headlines, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Safety and Security | Read More

Hands-on at Canary Wharf for Made London craft fair

Hands-on at Canary Wharf for Made London craft fair
Belgin Bozsahin. Hands-on at Canary Wharf for Made London craft fair By James Brewer Artistically creative hands have been gracing one of the world’s leading financial centres, Canary Wharf, thanks to a temporary, contemporary design fair installed at its core. Moreover, the very symbol of “hands”...
March 22nd, 2017 | Art and auctions, Events, Exhibitions, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More

Voyages: drama of Science Museum ship models photo exhibition

Voyages: drama of Science Museum ship models photo exhibition
Capturing ghostly images. Voyages: drama of Science Museum ship models photo exhibition By James Brewer Looming at the viewer from unforgiving mists are ships of all types and sizes dating from the years before the container age. The transports nudge forward from a background of horizon-less sky and...
March 14th, 2017 | Art and auctions, Exhibitions, Photography | Read More

André Tchaikowsky (1935-1982)…

André Tchaikowsky (1935-1982)…
André Tchaikowsky. André Tchaikowsky (1935-1982): The Man Behind the Skull Polish-born British composer and pianist André Tchaikowsky never cared about having a career. Had he done that, his name would be much better known today, and he would be remembered as one of the most prominent musicians of...
March 11th, 2017 | Art and auctions, Events, Music | Read More

5th Greek Press Association-UK dinner honoured by distinguished guests

5th Greek Press Association-UK dinner honoured by distinguished guests
Martha Petridis (nee Chrysomallis) president of the GPA -UK introducing hte event Guest speakers highlight Delphi’s past and present significance and suggest a new approach to seeking the Parthenon Sculptures restitution The Greek Press Association-UK (GPA-UK) successfully held its 5th annual dinner...
March 10th, 2017 | Anniversaries, Associations, Charity, Clubs, Communication, Events, People and Places, Person Profiles, Press and Media | Read More

Geopolitics and the shipping markets: stark warnings from John Faraclas at Propeller Club event

Geopolitics and the shipping markets: stark warnings from John Faraclas at Propeller Club event
Ken McLean, vice-president of the Port of London chapter of the New York-based Propeller Club and John Faraclas Geopolitics and the shipping market: stark warnings from John Faraclas at Propeller Club event by James Brewer Hidden currents – that is, hidden to the general public and even to some in...
March 7th, 2017 | Arctic Shipping, Canals, Clubs, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Containers, Cruise Ferry, Dry Bulkcarriers, European Union, Events, Flags, Inland Waterways, Liner Shipping and Trade, Marine Insurance, Maritime Accidents, Maritime Tourism, Markets, Military, News, Organisations, People and Places, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals, Ship Demolitions, Shipping Centers, Shipping Indices, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Royal College of Art students tackle marine sector dangers…

Royal College of Art students tackle marine sector dangers…
Royal College of Art students at the awards Royal College of Art students tackle marine sector dangers under Foundation’s Safety Grand Challenges campaign • Projects identified new lifesaving design solutions to safety at sea and on rivers  • Winners of best innovation and best risk reduction...
March 7th, 2017 | Academia, Communication, Education and Training, Exhibitions, HR | Read More

Irrational Optimism…

Irrational Optimism…
Daniel Brant pictured in February 2016. Irrational Optimism: exhibition tribute to Daniel Brant of A & D Gallery By James Brewer Unconventional, eccentric, much-loved – these are some of the ways people remember Daniel Brant, gallery owner and celebrated expert on Pop Art and on other contemporary...
March 2nd, 2017 | Art and auctions, Events, Exhibitions, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More

Optimism in the frame at Christie’s as new sales season starts

Optimism in the frame at Christie’s as new sales season starts
Stephen Brooks of Christie’s with Matisse masterpiece. Optimism in the frame at Christie’s as new sales season starts By James Brewer Christie’s has unveiled stunning artworks for sale as it launches its 20th Century season. Two leading women art collectors are among sellers, and the masterpieces...
February 27th, 2017 | Art and auctions, Exhibitions, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More

The Drawing Show at the Workers’ Café, Dalston

The Drawing Show at the Workers’ Café, Dalston
Carolina Ambida prepares the exhibition. The Drawing Show at the Workers’ Café, Dalston By James Brewer Twenty-six artists are taking part in “a show about drawings and their relationship to beginnings.” It is an event with a difference in a venue with a difference. The Drawing Show runs until...
February 25th, 2017 | Art and auctions, Exhibitions | Read More

HESGB conquering Park Lane…

HESGB conquering Park Lane…
The HESGB Governing Committee; the great team behind the super event… When you come to age, your immediate action and conversely reaction is to conquer; conquer everything that comes as a challenge to you, needless to say in business. Last year the HESGB* (Hellenic Engineers Society of Great Britain)...
February 24th, 2017 | Anniversaries, Charity, Events, People and Places, Shipping Centers, Social Columns, Story of the Month | Read More

America after the Fall…

America after the Fall…
The Fleet’s In! 1934. By Paul Cadmus. America after the Fall: Painting in the 1930s By James Brewer It is tempting to guess that the motive for the Royal Academy’s new exhibition, America after the Fall, with its Depression-era depictions, is the domestic political and industrial landscape highlighted...
February 22nd, 2017 | Art and auctions, Exhibitions, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More

Eduardo Paolozzi – Pop Art genius in retrospect at Whitechapel Gallery

Eduardo Paolozzi – Pop Art genius in retrospect at Whitechapel Gallery
The Whitworth Tapestry, and aluminium sculpture. Eduardo Paolozzi – Pop Art genius in retrospect at Whitechapel Gallery By James Brewer Millions of people are having a free preview of the latest Whitechapel Gallery exhibition, as they or their tube train scurry past the glass mosaic wall designs of...
February 18th, 2017 | Art and auctions, Exhibitions, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More

Fauzia Akbar: A Life Loving Art

Fauzia Akbar: A Life Loving Art
Arifa Akbar: moving tribute to her sister Fauzia. Fauzia Akbar: A Life Loving Art  By James Brewer An artist who during her short career demonstrated outstanding ability in portraying in embroidery and other graphic techniques the paradoxes of civil and religious society has been celebrated in a memorial...
February 17th, 2017 | Art and auctions, Events, Exhibitions, Paintings and Sculpture, People and Places | Read More

Greek Minister’s of Shipping plans

Greek Minister’s of Shipping plans
The Greek Press Attache Alexis Georgiades introducing Panagiotis Kourouplis, Greece’s Shipping and Islands Policy Minister Two days ago, on 15th of February, the Greek Minister of Shipping and Islands Policy Panagiotis Kourouplis gave a press conference at  the Riverside Plaza Hotel by the River...
February 17th, 2017 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Flags, Insurance and Reinsurance, Jobs, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Maritime Education and Training, Ports & Terminals, Press and Media | Read More

DNV GL’s new Veracity industry platform unlocks the potential of big data

DNV GL’s new Veracity industry platform unlocks the potential of big data
Knut Ørbeck-Nilssen London/Oslo, 9 February 2016: DNV GL is launching a new industry data platform – “Veracity” – to help the maritime industry improve its profitability and explore new business models through digitalization. The Veracity industry data platform is designed to help companies...
February 17th, 2017 | Classification Societies, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News | Read More

Revolution: Russian Art 1917 – 1932 unfurled at Royal Academy

Revolution: Russian Art 1917 – 1932 unfurled at Royal Academy
Exhibition banner Revolution: Russian Art 1917 – 1932 unfurled at Royal Academy By James Brewer Every artist at work at the time of the October 1917 Revolution poured out an immediate emotional response to the historic overthrow of Russia’s ruling class. This ranged from rejoicing to revulsion,...
February 14th, 2017 | Art and auctions, Exhibitions, Insight, Paintings and Sculpture, People and Places, Person Profiles, Photography | Read More

IMO, UNECE to speak at ICHCA seminar on reducing risks in packaged dangerous goods operations

IMO, UNECE to speak at ICHCA seminar on reducing risks in packaged dangerous goods operations
Regulators and industry experts including IMO, UNECE, APM Terminals and Hapag-Lloyd convene in London on 6 March to address misdeclaration, poor packing and other key risk factors for dangerous goods in the container supply chain 13.02.2017 – With dangerous goods making up an estimated 10% of all...
February 13th, 2017 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

Elements of Love

Elements of Love
Ben Nicolas with Love’s Flowing Twists. Stoneware ceramic sculpture. Elements of Love: elegant exhibition staged by SW London artists By James Brewer Long live love! Two dozen ways of expressing the elusive and confusing emotion of pleasure and pain are affectionately on show in a new exhibition. Just...
February 9th, 2017 | Art and auctions, Events, Exhibitions, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More

Aristotle on Rationality in Action

Aristotle on Rationality in Action
Prof. Anthony Price delivering his speech As mentioned in our daily recap on the Markets and Geopolitics, a great philosophical evening event took place last night at the Friends Room of London’s Hellenic Centre. Professor Anthony Price from Birkbeck College delivered the much awaited speech about...
February 8th, 2017 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

Paintings from Soviet Russia 1950-80

Paintings from Soviet Russia 1950-80
John Barkes. Paintings from Soviet Russia 1950-80 on show at Highgate, London By James Brewer Red hammer-and-sickle banners framed the entrance to the hall of a distinguished institution in the smart London suburb of Highgate, for the opening of an outstanding exhibition: Paintings from Soviet Russia...
February 4th, 2017 | Art and auctions, Events, Exhibitions, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More

Aderco Commits to Stronger Maritime Future with New Investment in the UK

Aderco Commits to Stronger Maritime Future with New Investment in the UK
… (02 JANUARY 2017, LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM) Leading fuel treatment specialist Aderco has opened an operational base in the UK to serve the marine markets here, in the US and the Caribbean in response to growing demand. Aderco chose the UK for its strategic location as well as its importance to...
February 3rd, 2017 | Bunkering, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipmanagement, Stores and Provisions, Technology | Read More