Posts Tagged ‘United Kingdom’

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, November 16, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, November 16, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Mounting political uncertainty in the UK and rising fears over a disorderly, hard Brexit keep the GBP under pressure while UK Gilts and German Bunds remain well supported. In protest over the withdrawal agreement, four conservative...
November 16th, 2018 | Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, November 14, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, November 14, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: According to press reports, the UK and EU negotiators reached an agreement on a technical level on the terms of the Brexit divorce. The UK cabinet will meet today at 14:00 GMT to decide whether to approve the draft text. In reaction...
November 14th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

A Remembrance Day to remember

A Remembrance Day to remember
From the service This year’s Remembrance Day was beyond the usual one which we normally attend, write or simply think of… This year marks a century since the Armistice, when the guns fell silent at 11:00 GMT, hence its special significance, bringing the end of the war, the end of The Great War...
November 11th, 2018 | Anniversaries, Associations, Events, Maritime History and Museums, Military, News, Story of the Year | Read More

Jobs of the future to be keynote focus at Bermuda’s London forum

Jobs of the future to be keynote focus at Bermuda’s London forum
… Hamilton, Bermuda, November 7, 2018 – The changing nature of work and emergence of new jobs in the future will be the focus of the keynote speech at this month’s Bermuda Executive Forum in London. Organised by the Bermuda Business Development Agency (BDA), the multi-industry November...
November 7th, 2018 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, HR, Jobs | Read More

Greek government deep in talks to encourage cruise-ship sector

Greek government deep in talks to encourage cruise-ship sector
Tourism minister Elena Kountoura. Greek government deep in talks to encourage cruise-ship sector By James Brewer Greece has confirmed that it wants to establish six new home-ports for cruise ships as part of its drive to expand the thriving tourism industry. Tourism minister Elena Kountoura said it was...
November 5th, 2018 | Associations, Breaking News, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Exhibitions, Marinas, Maritime Tourism, People and Places, Ports & Terminals, Rowing, Sailing, Sports, Story of the Day, Tourism, Yachting | Read More

Leading UK freight forwarder sees increase in Brexit-related warehousing requests

Leading UK freight forwarder sees increase in Brexit-related warehousing requests
Davies Turner RDC at Dartford in Kent Davies Turner, the UK’s leading freight forwarder and logistics service provider, is seeing a definite upsurge in enquiries about the availability of warehousing space, driven by customer concerns about the outcome of the Brexit negotiations and the future of UK...
November 2nd, 2018 | Land Trasnport, Logistics, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Klimt/Schiele: Royal Academy shows drawings from the Albertina Museum, Vienna

Klimt/Schiele: Royal Academy shows drawings from the Albertina Museum, Vienna
Klimt, Study for The Three Gorgons. Klimt/Schiele: Royal Academy shows drawings from the Albertina Museum, Vienna By James Brewer Even in sketched outline they are seductive: three turn-of-the-century drawings of the Gorgons, who in versions of the Greek myth are the beautiful but dangerous daughters...
November 1st, 2018 | Art and auctions, Exhibitions, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More

Red sky at Night …err Red Markets in October… keeps you wonder!

Red sky at Night …err Red Markets in October… keeps you wonder!
John Faraclas The BDI fell below the 1,500 threshold earlier on today and now reads 1,490 – that’s minus 23 points, 23 important and otherwise valuable points. Geopolitics still messy, enigmatic and above all perplexed… John Faraclas’ daily briefing: The Capes’ BCI lost 34 points and now stands...
October 31st, 2018 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Energy, Environment, Events, Health and Safety, Marinas, Markets, Medical, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Safety and Security, Sailing, Sports, Tourism, Yachting | Read More

Not a lot of freight forwarders in yesterday’s UK Budget

Not a lot of freight forwarders in yesterday’s UK Budget
Robert Keen The trade association for UK freight forwarding companies and logistics service providers says that whilst it welcomes some of the announcements in yesterday’s UK Budget, it feels that the issues covered are all overshadowed by the ongoing uncertainty over the shape that the UK’s...
October 30th, 2018 | Associations, Automobiles, Land Trasnport, Logistics, Markets, Politics and Government, Rail, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, October 29, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, October 29, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: In line with market expectations, late on Friday S&P revised its outlook on Italy to negative from stable and affirmed the rating at BBB, two notches above non-investment grade. Market relief on the back of no ratings downgrade...
October 29th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Aderco appoints new Ireland distributor

Aderco appoints new Ireland distributor
l to r: Olivier Baiwir, CEO of Aderco, Andrew Deacy of Engine-Solutions/CorribHydServices and Peter Stevenson, Managing Director of Aderco UK Aderco – the world’s leading diesel engine fuel treatment company – has appointed Andrew Deacy of Engine-Solutions/CorribHydServices Ltd as its new distributor...
October 25th, 2018 | Bunkering, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

Second Teesport rail link provides further trade connection for Scotland

Second Teesport rail link provides further trade connection for Scotland
Frans Calje PD Ports has launched a second rail service connecting Teesport direct with Scotland opening up further opportunities to connect global importers and exporters with the north of the UK. The new service, operated by DB Cargo, will run five days a week from the quayside at Teesport to PD Stirling...
October 24th, 2018 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Rail | Read More

London company market income jumps to £26.3bn

London company market income jumps to £26.3bn
Premium income in the London company market has jumped to £26.314bn, a new report by the International Underwriting Association (IUA) has revealed. Gross written premium in London for 2017 was £18.331bn while a further £7.984bn was identified as written in other locations, but overseen and managed...
October 16th, 2018 | Insurance and Reinsurance, IUA, Marine Insurance, Reports | Read More

Long standing Chinese relationship pays off as major shipping line announces Liverpool call

Long standing Chinese relationship pays off as major shipping line announces Liverpool call
Aerial view of Liverpool The Port of Liverpool has demonstrated the strength of its relationships with China by announcing it will welcome a vessel call from COSCO on Wednesday 17 October. The MV Jork will call at Liverpool after a stop in Rotterdam before returning with UK exports. Once in Liverpool...
October 15th, 2018 | Container shipping, Liner Shipping and Trade, Logistics, News, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Trade and Commerce | Read More

No ‘competitive devaluation’ in China, The efficacy of macroprudential policies

No ‘competitive devaluation’ in China, The efficacy of macroprudential policies
Commentary: No ‘competitive devaluation’ in China By Mark Sobel in Washington When the Trump administration asserts that China steals intellectual property, violates foreign investor rights, engages in wholesale subsidisation of the economy, and raises questions about industrial policy pursuant...
October 12th, 2018 | Banking, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Finance | Read More

Time Lapse: Iranian film directors display their photography talent in London

Time Lapse: Iranian film directors display their photography talent in London
Gallery director Ava Moradi. Time Lapse: Iranian film directors display their photography talent in London  By James Brewer A new London gallery is hosting a celebration of distinguished film directors – unusually, without their movies, but showcasing their talent in fine art photography as reflecting...
October 11th, 2018 | Art and auctions, Events, Exhibitions, Film Industry, People and Places, Photography | Read More

Southampton Seafarers’ Centre celebrates first anniversary

Southampton Seafarers’ Centre celebrates first anniversary
l to r: Ward Puddle, centre co-ordinator, shakes hands with Peter Tomlin, CEO of Merchant Navy Welfare Board at unveiling of new seafarers’ bus for the centre on first birthday sponsored by the Merchant Navy Welfare Board, Seafarers Trust, Trinity House and Seafarers UK and provided by Viking Garages...
October 11th, 2018 | Charity, HR | Read More

Clearwater works with Norway’s maritime war risk insurance club (DNK) to develop ground-breaking digital solutions for maritime insurance market

Clearwater works with Norway’s maritime war risk insurance club (DNK) to develop ground-breaking digital solutions for maritime insurance market
Clearwater Tracking and DNK have partnered to provide the first end-to-end truly digital platform for maritime insurance, operations and management, deploying advanced satellite technology from ORBCOMM for cost-effective, near real-time data on vessel position, breach reporting and other on-board information Poole,...
October 11th, 2018 | Insurance and Reinsurance, Marine Insurance, News, P and I Clubs | Read More

Alexander Dalrymple Award presented to UKHO’s Jeff Bryant

Alexander Dalrymple Award presented to UKHO’s Jeff Bryant
Rear Admiral Tim Lowe giving the award to  Mr Alexander Bryant 2018 Alexander Dalrymple Award presented to Mr Jeff Bryant, former International Training and Capacity Building Manager at the UK Hydrographic Office. TAUNTON, 11 OCTOBER 2018 – Named in honour of the first Hydrographer of the Navy,...
October 11th, 2018 | Awards, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, HR | Read More

Turnchapel Wharf: changing the way maritime autonomy is developed over the next decade

Turnchapel Wharf: changing the way maritime autonomy is developed over the next decade
The shape of things to come – This shows Halcyon (grey roof) and Zero One (black roof) coming into Plymouth for the first time with a Royal Fleet Auxiliary ship in the background. Picture copyright of Shaun Roster Photography Plymouth, UK – Thursday 11th October, 2018 – Digital transformation...
October 11th, 2018 | Military, Technology | Read More

Tropical Sighs

Tropical Sighs
Caroline Gavazzi (right) with Carola Syz. Tropical Sighs – Caroline Gavazzi’s impressionistic photographs at Hotel Baglioni, Kensington  By James Brewer  In a combined evocation of déjà vu and premier vu, creative photographer Caroline Gavazzi has opened a solo exhibition in London which extends...
October 9th, 2018 | Exhibitions, Photography | Read More

Festive fun at Port Solent

Festive fun at Port Solent
Wrap up in your best woolies and head down to Port Solent for a unique shopping experience and seasonal merriment when its Festival of Christmas returns on 8-9 December. Promising to be bigger and better than ever before, this year’s Festival of Christmas features more than 80 stalls selling an array...
October 8th, 2018 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

Watch RG Connect18 Conference live from London tomorrow!

Watch RG Connect18 Conference live from London tomorrow!
Dear Reloader, We can’t wait for tomorrow’s RG Connect18 Conference, tickets have almost sold out and with so many amazing sessions featuring leading CEO’s, investors, academics and policy makers, it’s sure to be a very engaging day!  For those of you who are already registered,...
October 5th, 2018 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

Port Solent’s Prosecco Festival returns this October

Port Solent’s Prosecco Festival returns this October
Port Solent Prosecco Festival fire dancers Following the success of last year’s event, Port Solent is offering Prosecco lovers another evening to remember on Saturday 20 October from 6.30pm with a show-stopping, glitz and glamour-styled festival of Prosecco. Spread across the entire Boardwalk, guests...
October 1st, 2018 | Anniversaries, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Food and Drink | Read More

Ribera: Art of Violence, the first UK exhibition of Baroque master

Ribera: Art of Violence, the first UK exhibition of Baroque master
Apollo and Marsyas. Ribera: Art of Violence, the first UK exhibition of Baroque master By James Brewer Prepare for portrayals of pain: Dulwich Picture Gallery’s latest exhibition turns to a man who illustrated  the everyday story of torture, retribution and martyrdom in 17th century Naples. A procession...
September 28th, 2018 | Art and auctions, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More