Posts Tagged ‘United Kingdom’

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

British Marine comments on General Election and Brexit negotiations

British Marine comments on General Election and Brexit negotiations
British Marine’s Senior External Relations Executive, Andrew Harries, provides an update on the General Election result, the Queen’s Speech and the start of the Brexit negotiations. Two weeks on from a rather staggering General Election result, the UK has started Brexit negotiations with the EU,...
June 22nd, 2017 | Jobs, Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, June 21, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, June 21, 2017)
Dr. Platon Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Oil prices remained under pressure on oversupply jitters. Brent crude moved below $46bbl for the first time so far this year, initiating a bull flattening...
June 21st, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Energy, Finance, Markets, News, Oil Industry, Person Profiles, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

EAAW VII set for success

EAAW VII set for success
Over 120 delegates from 5 countries are expected at this week’s Engine As A Weapon International Symposium (EAAW VII) in Bristol (20 and 21 June at No.1 Brunel Square), with its topical theme ‘Combat Power at Sea’. Organised by FIGS Events Limited on behalf of the Institute of Marine Engineering,...
June 19th, 2017 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, IMarEST | Read More

Mersey Maritime helps secure Merseyside investment…

Mersey Maritime helps secure Merseyside investment…
Councillor George Davies, Deputy Leader, Wirral Council; Mersey Maritime Chief Executive Officer Chris Shirling-Rooke and Martin White, Chief Executive, Stream Marine Training MERSEY MARITIME HELPS SECURE MERSEYSIDE INVESTMENT FOR OFFSHORE TRANING FACILITY Trade representative body Mersey Maritime has...
June 15th, 2017 | Associations, Charity, Corporate Social Responsibility, Finance, Jobs, Maritime Education and Training, News | Read More

RMT SOS 2020 Demo at Streamline in Aberdeen this morning

RMT SOS 2020 Demo at Streamline in Aberdeen this morning
RMT SOS 2020 demonstration in Aberdeen Harbour against Streamline Shipping this morning.  Maritime union RMT stepping up the pressure on shipping companies who charter vessels with crew working on board for rates of pay below the legal UK minimum wage.
June 14th, 2017 | Associations, HR, Jobs, Labour Disputes, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore | 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

HBUK- Banking on charity’s success

HBUK- Banking on charity’s success
Another sector besides shipping that Greeks admire worldwide, both as a vital activity and for its charitable offerings, is that of banking. Last night at the Ballroom of the Mandarin Oriental Hotel in London’s Knightsbridge, the HBUK – the Hellenic Bankers Association in the UK* – had its...
June 11th, 2017 | Banking, Charity, Events, Finance, Food and Drink, People and Places, Shipfinance, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, June 9, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, June 9, 2017)
Dr. Platon Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: The June  8th UK snap elections yielded a hung Parliament with the Conservative Party coming first but short of majority. In a knee-jerk reaction to the UK election...
June 9th, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Mighty May’s must!

Mighty May’s must!
Whatever the result in RBKC due to recounting, Mrs. Theresa May MUST remain and continue. Populists in the opposition DO NOT have the programme and live back in the 70’s… Luring the youngsters with the tuition fee issue and a few other “perks” is coincidentally due to the season, a midsummer...
June 9th, 2017 | Breaking News, Comment, Politics and Government | Read More

Shipping Markets remain low, geopolitics on the “high”…

Shipping Markets remain low, geopolitics on the “high”…
John Faraclas – picture credits Panagiotis Tsakos Photography – The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) remained on the low with just three points up at 824, thanks not to the Capers but to the Panamaxes’ ten plus points! John Faraclas assessing the Markets and geopolitics affecting same: The BCI...
June 8th, 2017 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, June 07, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, June 07, 2017)
Dr. Platon Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Global equity markets traded mixed on Wednesday ahead of a string of key events on Thursday, with Chinese stocks rallying on speculation that China’s...
June 7th, 2017 | Associations, Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | 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

Boris Johnson, UK Foreign Secretary, visits Coldharbour Marine plant in Lingby, Nottinghamshire

Boris Johnson, UK Foreign Secretary, visits Coldharbour Marine plant in Lingby, Nottinghamshire
The Foreign Secretary visiting Coldharbour Marine (Credit: Nottingham Post) 1 June 2017 – UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson paid a special visit to Coldharbour Marine recently as the ballast water treatment system manufacturer’s facility in Nottinghamshire gears up for significant export-oriented...
June 1st, 2017 | Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Pollution, Regulatory, Technical, Technology | Read More

Highly relevant industrial visit planned for MECSS 2017 delegates

Highly relevant industrial visit planned for MECSS 2017 delegates
The University of Strathclyde’s Power Networks Demonstration Centre (PNDC) is scheduled to play an important role for delegates at the third Marine Electrical and Control Systems Safety Conference (MECSS 2017) being held in Glasgow onWednesday 22 and Thursday 23 November, as it will host an Industrial...
May 30th, 2017 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, IMarEST, Technical, Technology | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
24-May-2017 SUBMARINE OUTFALL INSPECTION WORKS OFF AP LEI CHAU Hong Kong PORT WORKING HOURS DURING RAMADAN Jubail, Saudi Arabia RAMADAN WORKING HOURS Damman, Saudi Arabia SECURITY PRESENCE INCREASED IN PUBLIC PLACES, ISPS LEVEL UNCHANGED Liverpool & Manchester, United Kingdom CREW...
May 24th, 2017 | Piracy and Terrorism, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, May 23, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, May 23, 2017)
Dr. Platon Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Major European bourses opened modestly higher on Tuesday with investors adopting a cautious stance following a suspected terrorist attack at a concert...
May 23rd, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Piracy and Terrorism, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

The Greek International Women Awards

The Greek International Women Awards
… The Greek International Women Awards (GIWA) is a non-profit project, which wishes to recognise and reward the internationally distinguished professional achievements and outstanding performance of all women of Greek nationality and/or origination, who are spread across the globe, from Greece...
May 22nd, 2017 | Awards, Charity, Events, HR, People and Places, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Meeting old and new friends at The Nautical Institute’s Command Seminar

Meeting old and new friends at The Nautical Institute’s Command Seminar
Trinity House On all counts, as we have reported last Wednesday and Thursday, The Nautical Institute’s Command Seminar Series 2017 event at the heart of the Square Mile’s most prestigious and historic buildings, the 500 plus years old Trinity House, was more than a timely and successful event. Timely...
May 20th, 2017 | Academia, Associations, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Health and Safety, Piracy and Terrorism, Safety and Security, The Nautical Institute | Read More

Introduce more clarity to scope of ‘sue and labour’…

Introduce more clarity to scope of ‘sue and labour’…
Keith Martin Introduce more clarity to scope of ‘sue and labour’, urges chairman of the Association of Average Adjusters A clearer approach to three critical aspects of “sue and labour” practice in marine and offshore claims has been advocated by Keith Martin, chairman of the Association of Average...
May 16th, 2017 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events | Read More

Peel Ports appoints new port director for container business

Peel Ports appoints new port director for container business
Jouke Schaap, Container Director Peel Ports – Company also hires 22 new recruits from within 15m radius of port – Peel Ports, owner and developer of the £400m Liverpool2 deep-water container terminal, has appointed APM Terminals’ Jouke Schaap to head up its entire container operations. The...
May 11th, 2017 | Company Profiles, Container shipping, Containers, HR, Markets, People and Places, Person Profiles, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, May 11, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, May 11, 2017)
Dr. Platon Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Major currency pairs continued to move within tight ranges in European trade on Thursday with GBP luring market attention ahead of the simultaneous publication...
May 11th, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Offshore wind’s role at ALL-ENERGY 2017

Offshore wind’s role at ALL-ENERGY 2017
Crowded aisle All-Energy 2016 Offshore wind has played an important role at All-Energy, the UK’s largest renewable and low carbon energy exhibition and conference, since the first event in the annual series was staged in 2001. This year is no exception for over 15.5 hours will be devoted to offshore...
May 4th, 2017 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Energy, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions | Read More