Posts Tagged ‘London’

Sea Cadets visit RFA Argus to mark Seafarers awareness week

Sea Cadets visit RFA Argus to mark Seafarers awareness week
RFA Argus firefighting demo. Sea Cadets from London, Kent and Essex had an amazing opportunity to tour casualty ship RFA Argus at the start of Seafarers Awareness Week (24-30 June), the annual campaign coordinated by maritime charity Seafarers UK. 100 young people and volunteers from Sea Cadets units...
June 27th, 2017 | Anniversaries, Associations, Communication, HR, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

Call to end ‘one in, three out’ deregulation gains wide support

Call to end ‘one in, three out’ deregulation gains wide support
More than 700 organisations and individuals have now signed an open letter to UK Prime Minister Theresa May which challenges arbitrary deregulation of health and safety. In the wake of the Grenfell Tower blaze, global health and safety professionals, leading academics and some MPs have joined leading...
June 26th, 2017 | Associations, Construction, Health and Safety, Organisations, Politics and Government | Read More

Dulwich Gallery pavilioned in splendour

Dulwich Gallery pavilioned in splendour
Dulwich Picture Gallery pavilion. Dulwich Gallery pavilioned in splendour By James Brewer Dulwich Picture Gallery is celebrating 200 years since it opened to the public with a lively programme of activity centred on its new pavilion, which opened on June 2 2017, serendipitously just ahead of an unexpected...
June 25th, 2017 | Anniversaries, Art and auctions, Events, People and Places | Read More

HSH Nordbank participates in the refinancing of Cory Riverside Energy

HSH Nordbank participates in the refinancing of Cory Riverside Energy
Dr. Marcus Kleiner HAMBURG/KIEL HSH Nordbank is participating as a mandated lead arranger in the refinancing of Cory Riverside Energy, one of the leading companies in recycling, waste processing and energy recovery in the UK, for the Riverside waste-to-energy plant in Belvedere in London’s south-east....
June 23rd, 2017 | Banking, Energy, Finance, News, Shipfinance | Read More

LISW17 Conference Programme and Speakers announced!

LISW17 Conference Programme and Speakers announced!
Thought leaders from the world of government, finance, international trade, shipowning and insurance as well as artificial intelligence innovation and technology will headline the speaker line-up at the flagship London International Shipping Week 2017 (LISW17) conference to be held at the Grosvenor...
June 20th, 2017 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

Royal Academy Summer Exhibition 2017: surveying a sea of talent

Royal Academy Summer Exhibition 2017: surveying a sea of talent
Amy Remixed. Mixed media. By Sarah Gwyer. Royal Academy Summer Exhibition 2017: surveying a sea of talent By James Brewer One of the curators speaks of being confronted “by an almost overwhelming sea of works.” Truly the staging of the Summer Exhibition at the Royal Academy is a tour de force. The...
June 13th, 2017 | Art and auctions, Events, Exhibitions | Read More

A ‘youthful’ Association of Average Adjusters celebrates its 148th anniversary at 2017 annual dinner

A ‘youthful’ Association of Average Adjusters celebrates its 148th anniversary at 2017 annual dinner
Partial view of Association event at Savoy Hotel. New generations are upholding the finest traditions of expert service to the global marine insurance market, speakers at the 2017 annual dinner of the Association of Average Adjusters declared. They praised the Association for nurturing an education programme...
June 7th, 2017 | Anniversaries, Associations, Events, Insurance and Reinsurance, Marine Insurance, News | Read More

London is alive and kicking; no fear!

London is alive and kicking; no fear!
The despicable atrocities by an organised group of Islamist terrorist cowards late last night here in London (22:08 BST), in one of Father Thames’ London bridges, the often crowded London Bridge and its adjacent popular area including the Borough Market, will NOT stop life going on, despite what these...
June 4th, 2017 | Corruption, Health and Safety, HR, Military, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Religion, Safety and Security, Tourism | Read More

Widen losses as the BDI@934 causes concerns; the wets balancing act…

Widen losses as the BDI@934 causes concerns; the wets balancing act…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index)  lost 15 points since yesterday and now stands at 934 thanks, once again, to the volatility of the Capers; Geopolitics continue their enigmatic course and development amid Terrorists mess. John Faraclas’ midweek recap: The Capers’ BCI 2014 lost 52 points...
May 24th, 2017 | Chartering, Comment, Container shipping, Containers, Cruise Industry, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Military, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

Supporting the inland waterways

Supporting the inland waterways
What a place to be… Allaboutshipping is renown for its support on the World’s Inland Waterways and whenever the chance we do report and support in a multitude of ways the canals either business ones for cargo or for those for leisure. Past live reports include Venice, Amsterdam, Hamburg,...
May 21st, 2017 | Inland Waterways, Maritime History and Museums, Maritime Tourism, Tourism | Read More

Only Connect: Between Time and Place.

Only Connect: Between Time and Place.
Endless River. Oil and gouache on paper. Only Connect: Between Time and Place. Perceptive paintings by Caroline McAdam Clark By James Brewer Ethereal visions of coast, rivers, land, sky and elegant birds of the air are captured by Caroline McAdam Clark in her new solo London exhibition. She sees the...
May 10th, 2017 | Art and auctions, Events, Exhibitions, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More

IUA responds to London Matters 2017

IUA responds to London Matters 2017
Dave Matcham New data outlines clear opportunities for growth  A clear opportunity exists for the London Market to serve as a truly global centre for specialised insurance business, the International Underwriting Association has stated. Responding to new industry data published in London Matters 2017,...
May 10th, 2017 | Associations, Insurance and Reinsurance, IUA, Marine Insurance | Read More

Maritime piracy report sees first Somali hijackings after five-year lull

Maritime piracy report sees first Somali hijackings after five-year lull
Captain P. Mukundan London and Kuala Lumpur, 4 May 2017 – Pirates and armed robbers attacked 43 ships and captured 58 seafarers in the first quarter of 2017, slightly more than the same period last year, according to the latest ICC International Maritime Bureau (IMB) piracy report. The global report...
May 4th, 2017 | Associations, Bribery and Corruption, Corruption, Maritime Fraud, Military, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Reports, Safety and Security | Read More

London voted world’s top maritime financial city

London voted world’s top maritime financial city
London has been voted the world’s leading financial maritime city, according to a report published by Menon Economics. The report’s authors said London had a “special position in the financial industry globally and was in 2017 again ranked as the leading financial city in the world.” According...
April 26th, 2017 | Awards, Breaking News, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Shipping Centers | Read More

Meet the key players in the wreck removal industry

Meet the key players in the wreck removal industry
3rd Annual Wreck Removal Contracts & Operations Seminar  20 – 21 June 2017, London, UK Join us to understand developments in risk mitigation, commercial contracts and terms and authorities’ intervention. Book your place before the 19th of May to...
April 24th, 2017 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Maritime Education and Training, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More

What Are the Digital Threats to your Business

What Are the Digital Threats to your Business
Flavio Menghini (left) and Sandis Medins. What Are the Digital Threats to Your Business? By James Brewer Executives have been recommended to exercise a “healthy level of paranoia” over the safety of their computerised systems.  The advice came from Sandis Medins, a specialist at IDYNAMIC Group,...
April 8th, 2017 | Corruption, Events, Insight, Safety and Security | Read More

Cyber Security in Action

Cyber Security in Action
Andrew Fitzmaurice (left) and Alan McCarthy. Cyber Security in Action – IMIF hears of fight against attacks on businesses A stark warning of a new plague of technology-enabled criminal attacks on companies and individuals was delivered to an audience of maritime executives, financiers and lawyers in...
April 7th, 2017 | Communication, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Corruption, Events, IMIF, Insight, Safety and Security | Read More

Maritime Industry to hold “China Day” during LISW17

Maritime Industry to hold “China Day” during LISW17
David Dingle, Chairman of Maritime UK and Carnival UK Maritime UK will draw on the successes of its very recent trade mission to Shanghai by organising a ‘China Day’ during the forthcoming London International Shipping Week 2017 (LISW17), due to be held in Britain’s capital from September 11 to...
April 6th, 2017 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

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