Posts Tagged ‘London’

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

Launch: Baltic ICS Lecture Series 3

Launch: Baltic ICS Lecture Series 3
3rd annual Baltic ICS Lecture Series Attended by 600+ shipping professionals globally starts next week in  Shanghai, Singapore, Athens, London and now also Hong Kong Chartering, trading and operations staff are invited to join the 3rd annual lecture series supporting future generations of industry...
September 19th, 2019 | Maritime Education and Training | Read More

Contemporary Greek diaspora in the UK and beyond

Contemporary Greek diaspora in the UK and beyond
The London Hellenic Centre Contemporary Greek diaspora in the UK and beyond Thursday 10 October 2019, 18:00-21:00 Hellenic Centre, 16-18 Paddington Str, London WIU 5AS The team of the Greek Diaspora Project at SEESOX (South East European Studies) of the University of Oxford, is pleased and honoured...
September 18th, 2019 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

VAKT expands ecosystem with essDOCS collaboration on NWE barge markets

VAKT expands ecosystem with essDOCS collaboration on NWE barge markets
VAKT expands ecosystem with essDOCS collaboration on NWE barge markets  London, UK & Swieqi, Malta – September 17, 2019: VAKT, the company re-imagining commodity post-trade processing underpinned by blockchain, announces a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with essDOCS, a leading enabler of...
September 17th, 2019 | Trade and Commerce | Read More

William Blake: visionary exhibition at Tate Britain

William Blake: visionary exhibition at Tate Britain
The Sea of Time and Space. William Blake: visionary exhibition at Tate Britain  By James Brewer William Blake aspired to be the Michelangelo of England. He was never to achieve that ambition: some of his patrons were wealthy, but insufficiently so to sponsor his grander projects, and since he was unable...
September 15th, 2019 | Art and auctions, Exhibitions, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More

London International Shipping Week Daily News Briefing – 4

London International Shipping Week Daily News Briefing – 4
.                                       Daily News Briefing News in and around LISW19 In the 09/13/2019 edition: Digital shoppers must understand the vital role shipping plays in delivering their goods, Princess...
September 13th, 2019 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

London International Shipping Week Daily News Briefing – 2

London International Shipping Week Daily News Briefing – 2
London skyline from Lloyd’s HQ. Daily News Briefing News in and around LISW19 In the 09/11/2019 edition: Port of Southampton and Government launch UK first Port Economic Partnership ABS Brings Together Industry Leaders to Discuss the Journey to 2050  Government backs cutting-edge tech to drive...
September 11th, 2019 | Classification Societies, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

Round Table Leaders Set their Sights on the Future

Round Table Leaders Set their Sights on the Future
Dimitris J. Fafalios Round Table Leaders Set their Sights on the Future The Round Table leaders of the major shipping industry trade associations BIMCO, ICS, INTERCARGO and INTERTANKO met in London yesterday to consider the transformational issues affecting the sector.  Top of the agenda were the preparations...
September 10th, 2019 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Emissions, Environment, News, Pollution | Read More

HRH The Princess Royal to welcome global maritime leaders to London International Shipping Week

HRH The Princess Royal to welcome global maritime leaders to London International Shipping Week
. HRH The Princess Royal to welcome global maritime leaders to London International Shipping Week HRH The Princess Royal will officially welcome five hundred of the world’s leading maritime executives, diplomats and heads of government to the UK for London International Shipping Week in September. The...
August 23rd, 2019 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, News | Read More

Join us at the LISW19 Conference

Join us at the LISW19 Conference
. Join us at the LISW19 Conference | London International Shipping Week Newsletter LISW19 CONFERENCE Whatever your plans for LISW19, do not miss the LISW Headline Conference on Thursday 12 September at the Grosvenor House Hotel. The combination of a remarkable line up of internationally renowned speakers...
August 8th, 2019 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Shipping Centers | Read More

On the road to a US-German trade war, Libor’s evolution, scandals and future

On the road to a US-German trade war, Libor’s evolution, scandals and future
US president Donald Trump with German Chancellor Angela Merkel On the road to a US-German trade war, Libor’s evolution, scandals and future Commentary: On the road to a US-German trade war By Desmond Lachman in Washington At around $300bn, Germany has the world’s largest external surplus....
July 31st, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Finance, Markets, Reports, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Helene Schjerfbeck. Royal Academy revelation

Helene Schjerfbeck. Royal Academy revelation
Helene Schjerfbeck, Self-portrait, Black Background – detail Helene Schjerfbeck. Royal Academy revelation  By James Brewer All hail Helene Schjerfbeck! Hers is an illustrious name in Finland’s pantheon of modern artists, but she has been sadly overlooked in the UK. No longer, and about time...
July 29th, 2019 | Art and auctions, Exhibitions, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More

An Enthronement to remember

An Enthronement to remember
From the Sacred Service of the Enthronement of His Eminence Archbishop Nikitas An Enthronement to remember John Faraclas was there and writes: This was a unique weekend in the Orthodox history of Great Britain; a weekend of events for the Enthronement of his Eminence Archbishop Nikitas of Thyateira and...
July 28th, 2019 | Events, Religion | Read More

Félix Vallotton: Painter of Disquiet “arrives” at the Royal Academy, London

Félix Vallotton: Painter of Disquiet “arrives” at the Royal Academy, London
Bathing on a Summer Evening. Félix Vallotton: Painter of Disquiet “arrives” at the Royal Academy, London By James Brewer At the age of just 16, Félix Vallotton left his comfortable home in the lakeside city of Lausanne, Switzerland, to study art in Paris.  Although he had parental approval, it...
July 6th, 2019 | Art and auctions, Events, Exhibitions, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More