Posts Tagged ‘United Kingdom’

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

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

Scotland’s First Minister to speak at All-Energy’s opening plenary session

Scotland’s First Minister to speak at All-Energy’s opening plenary session
Scotland’s First Minister will speak at All-Energy 2017 SCOTLAND’S FIRST MINISTER TO SPEAK AT ALL-ENERGY’S OPENING PLENARY SESSION Registration for All-Energy, the UK’s largest renewable and low carbon energy exhibition and conference, opens online with the news that Scotland’s First Minister,...
March 20th, 2017 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Energy | Read More

RMT takes Save Our Seafarers 2020 campaign to SNP conference

RMT takes Save Our Seafarers 2020 campaign to SNP conference
Mick Cash MARITIME UNION RMT will be leafleting delegates at the Scottish National Party conference tomorrow (Sat 18thMarch) at the Aberdeen Arts and Conference Centre from 9:00 a.m. in a bid to highlight the Save Our Seafarers 2020 campaign. RMT’s SOS2020 campaign aims to stop the race to the bottom...
March 17th, 2017 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, HR, Labour Disputes, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore | 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

Thermo King and FRIGOBLOCK to Showcase Transport Refrigeration Solutions for Today and Tomorrow at CV Show 2017 in Birmingham

Thermo King and FRIGOBLOCK to Showcase Transport Refrigeration Solutions for Today and Tomorrow at CV Show 2017 in Birmingham
Thermo King Hybrid Concept Full portfolio of diesel, hybrid and zero-emission, all-electric units to suit all transport refrigeration applications and UK premiere of the new SLXi trailer range Brussels, Mar. 14, 2017 – Transportation solution businesses Thermo King and FRIGOBLOCK of Ingersoll Rand,...
March 14th, 2017 | Reefer Containers, Technical, Technology | Read More

Maersk Tankers, Norsepower, ETI, and Shell collaborate to test wind propulsion technology

Maersk Tankers, Norsepower, ETI, and Shell collaborate to test wind propulsion technology
Maersk P-Class Illustration with two 30×5 Norsepower Rotor Sails Norsepower’s fuel-efficient technology expected to save approximately 10% in fuel consumption and associated emissions on 109,647 DWT product tanker vessel Copenhagen, Helsinki, & London – 14 March 2017: Norsepower Oy Ltd....
March 14th, 2017 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Environment, News, Technical, Technology | 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

5th Greek Press Association-UK dinner honoured by distinguished guests

5th Greek Press Association-UK dinner honoured by distinguished guests
Martha Petridis (nee Chrysomallis) president of the GPA -UK introducing hte event Guest speakers highlight Delphi’s past and present significance and suggest a new approach to seeking the Parthenon Sculptures restitution The Greek Press Association-UK (GPA-UK) successfully held its 5th annual dinner...
March 10th, 2017 | Anniversaries, Associations, Charity, Clubs, Communication, Events, People and Places, Person Profiles, Press and Media | Read More

Port of Immingham welcomes A2B’s latest chartered vessel

Port of Immingham welcomes A2B’s latest chartered vessel
Port Manager for Grimsby and Immingham, Mark Frith and Commercial Manager, Chris Vause welcomes Chief Officer of the MS Vanquish into the Immingham Container Terminal (image courtesy of David Lee Photography Ltd / ABP) ABP’s Immingham Container Terminal (ICT) welcomed the MS Vanquish into the port...
March 10th, 2017 | Markets, News, Ports & Terminals, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Royal College of Art students tackle marine sector dangers…

Royal College of Art students tackle marine sector dangers…
Royal College of Art students at the awards Royal College of Art students tackle marine sector dangers under Foundation’s Safety Grand Challenges campaign • Projects identified new lifesaving design solutions to safety at sea and on rivers  • Winners of best innovation and best risk reduction...
March 7th, 2017 | Academia, Communication, Education and Training, Exhibitions, HR | Read More

The Drawing Show at the Workers’ Café, Dalston

The Drawing Show at the Workers’ Café, Dalston
Carolina Ambida prepares the exhibition. The Drawing Show at the Workers’ Café, Dalston By James Brewer Twenty-six artists are taking part in “a show about drawings and their relationship to beginnings.” It is an event with a difference in a venue with a difference. The Drawing Show runs until...
February 25th, 2017 | Art and auctions, Exhibitions | Read More

HESGB conquering Park Lane…

HESGB conquering Park Lane…
The HESGB Governing Committee; the great team behind the super event… When you come to age, your immediate action and conversely reaction is to conquer; conquer everything that comes as a challenge to you, needless to say in business. Last year the HESGB* (Hellenic Engineers Society of Great Britain)...
February 24th, 2017 | Anniversaries, Charity, Events, People and Places, Shipping Centers, Social Columns, Story of the Month | Read More

America after the Fall…

America after the Fall…
The Fleet’s In! 1934. By Paul Cadmus. America after the Fall: Painting in the 1930s By James Brewer It is tempting to guess that the motive for the Royal Academy’s new exhibition, America after the Fall, with its Depression-era depictions, is the domestic political and industrial landscape highlighted...
February 22nd, 2017 | Art and auctions, Exhibitions, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
22-Feb-2017 IMPLEMENTATION OF WATER CONSERVATION MEASURES Panama Canal, Panama PORT OPS RESUMED AFTER UNEXPLODED BOMB REMOVED Portsmouth, United Kingdom BANKS, AUTHORITIES & ADMINISTRATIONS CLOSE FOR HOLIDAYS Russia PORT OPERATIONS CONTINUING DESPITE FLOODS Jakarta, Indonesia Implementation...
February 22nd, 2017 | Canals, Holidays, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

UK ferry freight boosted by recovering economy – up by 3.5% in 2016

UK ferry freight boosted by recovering economy – up by 3.5% in 2016
Ferry freight boosted by recovering economy Traffic rises 3.5 per cent in 2016 and for fifth consecutive year Ferry freight carried on UK ferries rose by 3.5 per cent in 2016 as an indicator of a recovering economy in the UK and Ireland, according to annual figures published today by the ferry industry. Some...
February 20th, 2017 | Markets, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries, Statistics, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Eduardo Paolozzi – Pop Art genius in retrospect at Whitechapel Gallery

Eduardo Paolozzi – Pop Art genius in retrospect at Whitechapel Gallery
The Whitworth Tapestry, and aluminium sculpture. Eduardo Paolozzi – Pop Art genius in retrospect at Whitechapel Gallery By James Brewer Millions of people are having a free preview of the latest Whitechapel Gallery exhibition, as they or their tube train scurry past the glass mosaic wall designs of...
February 18th, 2017 | Art and auctions, Exhibitions, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More

Greek Minister’s of Shipping plans

Greek Minister’s of Shipping plans
The Greek Press Attache Alexis Georgiades introducing Panagiotis Kourouplis, Greece’s Shipping and Islands Policy Minister Two days ago, on 15th of February, the Greek Minister of Shipping and Islands Policy Panagiotis Kourouplis gave a press conference at  the Riverside Plaza Hotel by the River...
February 17th, 2017 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Flags, Insurance and Reinsurance, Jobs, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Maritime Education and Training, Ports & Terminals, Press and Media | Read More

DNV GL’s new Veracity industry platform unlocks the potential of big data

DNV GL’s new Veracity industry platform unlocks the potential of big data
Knut Ørbeck-Nilssen London/Oslo, 9 February 2016: DNV GL is launching a new industry data platform – “Veracity” – to help the maritime industry improve its profitability and explore new business models through digitalization. The Veracity industry data platform is designed to help companies...
February 17th, 2017 | Classification Societies, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News | Read More

Revolution: Russian Art 1917 – 1932 unfurled at Royal Academy

Revolution: Russian Art 1917 – 1932 unfurled at Royal Academy
Exhibition banner Revolution: Russian Art 1917 – 1932 unfurled at Royal Academy By James Brewer Every artist at work at the time of the October 1917 Revolution poured out an immediate emotional response to the historic overthrow of Russia’s ruling class. This ranged from rejoicing to revulsion,...
February 14th, 2017 | Art and auctions, Exhibitions, Insight, Paintings and Sculpture, People and Places, Person Profiles, Photography | Read More

IMO, UNECE to speak at ICHCA seminar on reducing risks in packaged dangerous goods operations

IMO, UNECE to speak at ICHCA seminar on reducing risks in packaged dangerous goods operations
Regulators and industry experts including IMO, UNECE, APM Terminals and Hapag-Lloyd convene in London on 6 March to address misdeclaration, poor packing and other key risk factors for dangerous goods in the container supply chain 13.02.2017 – With dangerous goods making up an estimated 10% of all...
February 13th, 2017 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

Aristotle on Rationality in Action

Aristotle on Rationality in Action
Prof. Anthony Price delivering his speech As mentioned in our daily recap on the Markets and Geopolitics, a great philosophical evening event took place last night at the Friends Room of London’s Hellenic Centre. Professor Anthony Price from Birkbeck College delivered the much awaited speech about...
February 8th, 2017 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

Port of London trade jumps more than 10% to 50 million tonnes

Port of London trade jumps more than 10% to 50 million tonnes
Port of London – Container terminal Trade in the Port of London in 2016 reached the highest this decade, rising 10% to top 50 million tonnes for the first time since 2008. The strong performance reflects continued growth at terminals along the Thames.  The volumes of oil, containers and building...
February 5th, 2017 | Markets, Ports & Terminals, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Paintings from Soviet Russia 1950-80

Paintings from Soviet Russia 1950-80
John Barkes. Paintings from Soviet Russia 1950-80 on show at Highgate, London By James Brewer Red hammer-and-sickle banners framed the entrance to the hall of a distinguished institution in the smart London suburb of Highgate, for the opening of an outstanding exhibition: Paintings from Soviet Russia...
February 4th, 2017 | Art and auctions, Events, Exhibitions, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More

Aderco Commits to Stronger Maritime Future with New Investment in the UK

Aderco Commits to Stronger Maritime Future with New Investment in the UK
… (02 JANUARY 2017, LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM) Leading fuel treatment specialist Aderco has opened an operational base in the UK to serve the marine markets here, in the US and the Caribbean in response to growing demand. Aderco chose the UK for its strategic location as well as its importance to...
February 3rd, 2017 | Bunkering, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipmanagement, Stores and Provisions, Technology | Read More