Posts Tagged ‘London’

ISALOS Conference: World Trade & Commerce: why Go Maritime in this turbulent era?

ISALOS Conference: World Trade & Commerce: why Go Maritime in this turbulent era?
The London Hellenic Centre For the first time, Isalos.net (the new educational initiative of the Naftika Chronika magazine), in collaboration with the Greek Shipping Cooperation Committee, is hosting a conference in London titled “World Trade & Commerce: why Go Maritime in this turbulent era?.” The...
January 16th, 2018 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

New look London Boat Show celebrates vibrant atmosphere across five-day format

New look London Boat Show celebrates vibrant atmosphere  across five-day format
… The 2018 London Boat Show drew to a close yesterday (Sunday 14 January 2018) amidst incredible sales reports, a vibrant atmosphere, strong visitor numbers and the fantastic launch of the all new Boating & Watersports Holiday Show. The changes made to the 2018 Show were a success amongst exhibitors...
January 15th, 2018 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Rowing, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

LISW19 dates announced

LISW19 dates announced
John Hulmes LONDON INTERNATIONAL SHIPPING WEEK appoints new senior officers as it announces the dates for LISW2019 LONDON: JANUARY 4TH, 2018:  Building on the hugely successful LISW17, Shipping Innovation is delighted to announce the appointment of a new Chairman and two Vice Chairs of the London International...
January 4th, 2018 | Associations, Events, Exhibitions | Read More

Launching brand new craft and technology for the New Year at London Boat Show 2018

Launching brand new craft and technology for the New Year at London Boat Show 2018
From last year’s event Making their debut at the London Boat Show next week are more than 75 of the latest, highly-anticipated sail and power boats, innovative watersports craft, plus an array of exciting new marine equipment, gear and services for 2018. The new-five day London Boat Show, taking...
January 4th, 2018 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Marinas, Rowing, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Seahorse Journalist Awards – The Results

Seahorse Journalist Awards – The Results
Linton Nightingale of Lloyd’s List Containers being presented with the Seahorse Journalist of the Year Award by Sam Stewart from Port of Dover London, 14th December, 2017 – Tuesday evening saw over two hundred media professionals gather in London for the Annual Seahorse Club Journalist of...
December 14th, 2017 | Associations, Awards, Communication, Events, HR, Person Profiles, Press and Media | Read More

East London Printmakers make a marked impession

East London Printmakers make a marked impession
Joanna Pawlowska. East London Printmakers make a marked impression By James Brewer For 10 days in early December, the map of London – artistically speaking – took on an eastward tilt. A wealth of screen-printing and etching from more than 90 members of East London Printmakers decked the curvatures...
December 12th, 2017 | Art and auctions, Events, Exhibitions, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More

Bermuda’s global business sector showcased in London

Bermuda’s global business sector showcased in London
Premier David Burt welcomed guests to the BDA’s well-attended executive industry forum in London, calling the event a good opportunity to promote Bermuda’s top-tier reputation and to attract new business to the island Hamilton, Bermuda, November 30, 2017 – Leaders of Bermuda’s...
November 30th, 2017 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

IMO’s Bravery Awards Ceremony 2017

IMO’s Bravery Awards Ceremony 2017
IMO Headquarters’ impressive entrance; seamanship at its best The International Maritime Organization Awards Ceremony 2017, which took place at IMO headquarters, was a dignified occasion with much cause for celebration of achievement by individuals in the shipping industry.  Dr. Evelyn Stefanaki...
November 28th, 2017 | Awards, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, HR, IMO, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore | Read More

The first Greek International Women Awards Ceremony

The first Greek International Women Awards Ceremony
We are delighted to inform you that the inaugural ceremony of the Greek International Women Awards (GIWA) 2017, will take place on Saturday 9thDecember 2017 at the British Museum in London. At the event, 11 talented Greek female professionals will be announced as the winners of the GIWA awards, representing...
November 28th, 2017 | Awards, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, HR, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Breaking News: What’s happening at the Gherkin in the City?

Breaking News: What’s happening at the  Gherkin in the City?
.. As you read these lines (forty minutes ago) –  the area around the Gherkin at St. Mary Axe in the City of London, next door to the Baltic Exchange has been cordoned-off… There has been an evacuation of the entire building (The famous Gherkin). There is a silver Focus car opposite opposite...
November 28th, 2017 | Breaking News, Safety and Security | Read More

“AMERIKA SQUARE “ – A Greek film with Oscars and Golden Globe aspirations in 2018.

“AMERIKA SQUARE “ – A Greek film with Oscars and Golden Globe aspirations in 2018.
. Marblemen Productions, a nascent Greek owned independent film production company, headed by George T. Lemos and Nikkos J. Frangos, is proud to have produced the feature length film, Amerika Square (ΠΛΑΤΕΙΑ ΑΜΕΡΙΚΗΣ) which has been submitted by Greece for an Academy Award (Oscar) nomination...
November 27th, 2017 | Awards, Clubs, Events, Film Industry, Immigration, Insight | Read More

Invitation in London from the masterly handmade carpet company Miraraki

Invitation in London from the masterly handmade carpet company Miraraki
…carpets to be Despina Miraraki, one of the most formidable Greek entrepreneurs and successful businesswomen, brought the cream of her impressive handmade carpet collection to London for a limited few days’ exhibition.    The Miraraki carpet company has been around for 30 years. It is a company...
November 25th, 2017 | Art and auctions, Company Profiles, Consumers Market, Events, Exhibitions, Person Profiles | Read More

An innovative approach in the campaign for the Parthenon Marbles

An innovative approach in the campaign for the Parthenon Marbles
. The novel Plunder with Intent was released on 9 November 2017. It made its pre-launch debut at a dinner of the Greek Press Association-UK, at the Greek Larder Restaurant at King’s Cross, London, on Friday 20 October 2017. The author, Joanna D’Este Clark, was present at the dinner. She...
November 24th, 2017 | Associations, Books, Clubs, Events, Insight, News, Paintings and Sculpture, People and Places, Person Profiles, Politics and Government, Press and Media, Social Columns, Story of the Week | Read More

Screening of the film ‘Cloudy Sunday’ by M Manousakis at the Hellenic Centre

Screening of the film ‘Cloudy Sunday’ by M Manousakis at the Hellenic Centre
Cloudy Sunday; a reality on “stage”… -pic by Omiros Angelopoulos The Hellenic Centre which promotes awareness of our Hellenic culture and history in the UK, via exhibitions, lectures, concerts etc, was successful in purchasing the rights from the distributor of the film Cloudy Sunday,...
November 23rd, 2017 | Books, Events, Film Industry, Music, News | Read More

An evening of fashion and elegance at the Greek Ambassador’s Residence

An evening of fashion and elegance at the Greek Ambassador’s Residence
Hand crocheted long necklace and bracelet made from silk, metallic threads and precious stones. The historic residence of Elena Schilitzi-Venizelou, the wife of Greece’s most acclaimed prime minister and that of George Seferis as Greece’s ambassador to the United Kingdom (1957-1961) and Nobel Laureate...
November 20th, 2017 | Events, Exhibitions, Fashion, Jewelry, People and Places, Social Columns | Read More

The founder of Telemar UK takes up the helm at SRHi in UK

The founder of Telemar UK takes up the helm at SRHi in UK
Hans Rasmussen – Chairman The founder member of Telemar (UK) Ltd, Rodger Perks, who stepped down from the board at the end of September, after 18 years as managing director, has agreed to postpone retirement to join the board of SRH International (SRHi) based in London, as a non-executive director. SRHi...
November 20th, 2017 | Company Profiles, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Person Profiles, Technical, Technology | Read More

The BDI@1,361: further, but milder fall

The BDI@1,361: further, but milder fall
John Faraclas The BDI fell another 13 points earlier on today, a bit of  a milder fall as the losses for both Capers and Panamaxes as well as for the Supras have been halved. Geopolitics still an issue, greatly affecting the trade and, coupled with a real credit crunch, might lead to disasters. John...
November 16th, 2017 | Anniversaries, Art and auctions, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Exhibitions, Food and Drink, LNG, Markets, Military, News, Oil Industry, Paintings and Sculpture, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

Grammenos’ Cass 4th Athens Triennial Meeting…

Grammenos’ Cass 4th Athens Triennial Meeting…
Anthony Papadimitriou at the podium; to his right the panel Picture by iris D. Liaskonis …is as you read these lines enfolding at the Onassis Cultural Centre (STEGI) in Athens, Greece and continues tomorrow with nearly 1,000 registrations… The Grammenos Brigade as we call it! Iris Liaskonis is...
November 10th, 2017 | Academia, Associations, Breaking News, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Energy, Environment, HR, Insurance and Reinsurance, Markets, Military, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Rio keeps on rocking

Rio keeps on rocking
Sol Ipanema marketing manager Juliana Girão. Rio keeps on rocking By James Brewer The success of the Rock in Rio series of extravaganzas, the Olympic Games and the World Cup has proven the ability of Rio de Janeiro to organise and handle huge events, Brazilian representatives told delegates to the World...
November 9th, 2017 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Exhibitions, Tourism | Read More

Vietnam makes monster impression at London’s World Travel Market

Vietnam makes monster impression at London’s World Travel Market
Vietnamese charm at WTM. Vietnam makes monster impression at London’s World Travel Market By James Brewer One of America’s most in-demand film directors has lavished praise on the people and landscapes of Vietnam, a prime location for his hit fantasy movie which has been described as one of the best...
November 9th, 2017 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Exhibitions, Tourism | Read More

Greek minister hails tourism as bridge to energy, transport and IT success

Greek minister hails tourism as bridge to energy, transport and IT success
Tourism minister Elena Kountoura. Greek minister hails tourism as bridge to energy, transport and IT success By James Brewer Tourism is a top priority for the Greek government, Elena Kountoura, minister of tourism, told the World Travel Market in London, as she confirmed that 2017 has created new records...
November 6th, 2017 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Exhibitions, Maritime Tourism, Markets, News, Organisations, People and Places, Politics and Government, Tourism | Read More

2017 UNWTO & WTM Ministers’ Summit

2017 UNWTO & WTM Ministers’ Summit
60 Tourism Ministers and companies gather to discuss ‘overtourism’ Ministers of Tourism from 60 countries and leaders from private sector companies and associations will summon next week at the Ministers Summit organized by the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and the World Travel Market in London...
November 5th, 2017 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Executive Travel, Exhibitions, Holidays, Maritime Tourism, Tourism | Read More

The Athens Roadshow: First stop… London

The Athens Roadshow: First stop… London
From the presentation Taking into account the record of 5 million visitors expected in Athens in 2017, the City of Athens Convention and Visitors Bureau (ACVB) of the Athens Development and Destination Management Agency, has one focus: to promote the Greek capital as a leisure, city break, conferences...
November 3rd, 2017 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Exhibitions, Tourism | Read More

Uncertain dry and wet markets

Uncertain dry and wet markets
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) fell further earlier on today by 26 points and now reads 1,496… Expect tsunamis in Geopolitics… John Faraclas midweek market recap: The BDI lost its 1,500 base threshold given the loss of 82 points in the Capers and the BCI now reads 3,137 points. The Panamaxes’...
November 1st, 2017 | Associations, Markets, Military, News, Reports, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Tankers, Tourism, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Oceans of Knowledge – 1 week to go

Oceans of Knowledge – 1 week to go
Tuesday 7 November 2017 – Royal Institution, London An event exploring how ocean observations improve ocean, weather and climate prediction enabling better informed business decisions at sea, on land and in the air. Important – Registration closes Friday Programme Highlights: We have a...
October 31st, 2017 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, IMarEST, RINA (Royal Institution of Naval Architects | Read More