Posts Tagged ‘United Kingdom’

Third generation Mariner to turbocharge the future of Maritime’s brightest talent

Third generation Mariner to turbocharge the future of Maritime’s brightest talent
Professor Graham Baldwin Third generation Mariner to turbocharge the future of Maritime’s brightest talent Chair appointed to lead new Maritime Skills Commission Commission will look to understand existing and future skills the industry will need to continue its success Announcement made as Minister...
January 24th, 2020 | Organisations, Politics and Government | Read More

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Wednesday 22, January 2020)

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Wednesday 22, January 2020)
. GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Wednesday 22, January 2020) GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY HIGHLIGHTS January 22, 2020 Global Markets Global equity markets were modestly firmer early today, as China’s response to the new coronavirus tempered fears over a global pandemic. UST and German Bund yields were...
January 22nd, 2020 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Register now for the Tanker Freight Risk Forum

The Baltic Exchange Register now for the Tanker Freight Risk Forum When: 24 February 2020, 13:00 – 16:30, followed by a drinks reception Where: The May Fair Hotel, Stratton Street, London, W1J 8LT In a year where markets were resolutely focused on the long-anticipated IMO 2020 regulation,...
January 17th, 2020 | Chartering, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Markets, Tankers | Read More

Maritime Minister Hails Port’s Green Credentials

Maritime Minister Hails Port’s Green Credentials
.. Maritime Minister Hails Port’s Green Credentials The Maritime Minister, Nusrat Ghani, has today (Thursday, 16 January) hailed the Port of Blyth as one of the leading lights in the British maritime industry’s push for a greener, cleaner future. Visiting the port, the Minister saw first-hand the...
January 16th, 2020 | Environment, News, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Mazi Theatre Company proudly presents ‘To Tavli’ (Backgammon)

Mazi Theatre Company proudly presents ‘To Tavli’ (Backgammon)
. Mazi Theatre Company proudly presents ‘To Tavli’ (Backgammon) Mazi Theatre Company proudly presents ‘To Tavli’ (Backgammon) by D. Kehaidis, which is staged for the first time in London. ‘To Tavli’ is a modern classic one-act Greek comedy performed in Greek, about...
January 14th, 2020 | Art and auctions, Events, Theatre, Comedy, Drama, Dance | Read More

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Tuesday 17, December 2019)

. GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Tuesday 17, December 2019)  GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY HIGHLIGHTS December 17, 2019 Global Markets Fixed income markets were firmer in early European trade supported by news that UK PM Boris Johnson intends to pass legislation to rule out the extension of the transition...
December 17th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Maritime Millennial’s are all at sea

Maritime Millennial’s are all at sea
Rory Murphy Maritime Millennial’s are all at sea Rory Murphy, Chair of Ensign, the UK’s only pension provider exclusively for the maritime industry, discusses the issues around employee retention in the sector and how to stop the job-hopping generation from jumping ship. Millennials are predicted...
December 16th, 2019 | Associations, HR | Read More

Divisive Johnson, improbable Corbyn, Five ways to advance on climate change, and more

Divisive Johnson, improbable Corbyn, Five ways to advance on climate change, and more
Boris Johnson Divisive Johnson, improbable Corbyn, Five ways to advance on climate change, and more THE WEEKEND REVIEW Latest opinion and analysis from OMFIF around the world 9-13 December 2019, Vol.10 Ed.50 Most-Read Commentary Divisive Johnson, improbable Corbyn: Britain will leave the European...
December 14th, 2019 | Climate, Comment, Emissions, Environment, News, Politics and Government, Pollution | Read More

Brexit Supply Chain Commentary | Northern Ireland Protocol

Brexit Supply Chain Commentary | Northern Ireland Protocol
John Perry Brexit Supply Chain Commentary | Northern Ireland Protocol John Perry, managing director of leading supply chain and logistics consultancy SCALA, commented: “Despite the fact we are now nine months past the original Brexit deadline, UK businesses are still facing a huge amount of uncertainty. “While...
December 13th, 2019 | Logistics | Read More

Message from the Chairman: Divisive Johnson, improbable Corbyn

Message from the Chairman: Divisive Johnson, improbable Corbyn
Boris Johnson Message from the Chairman: Divisive Johnson, improbable Corbyn Friday 13 December 2019  –  Vol.10 Ed.50.4 Commentary: Divisive Johnson, improbable Corbyn By David Marsh in London Britain will leave the EU at breakneck speed following a sweeping Conservative victory in yesterday’s...
December 13th, 2019 | News, Politics and Government | Read More

The BDI dives further amid an expected landslide Tories victory…

The BDI dives further amid an expected landslide Tories victory…
John Faraclas The BDI dives further amid an expected landslide Tories victory… The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost its 1,400 points threshold and now stands at 1,388 points. Let’s hope, all of us all over Planet Ocean that Boris Johnson’s outright win will be for the benefit, primarily of the British...
December 12th, 2019 | Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Politics and Government, Reports | Read More

The BDI@1,606 amid total geopolitical turmoil and a perplexed London NATO “summit”…

The BDI@1,606 amid total geopolitical turmoil and a perplexed London NATO “summit”…
John Faraclas   The BDI@1,606 amid total geopolitical turmoil and a perplexed London NATO “summit”… The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) was up 38 points thanks once again to the volatile Capes and to a lesser extend to the rising Panamaxes… Good to see same above the 1,600 point threshold! Twists...
December 3rd, 2019 | Charity, Chartering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Marine Insurance, Markets, Military, News, P and I Clubs, Reports, Shipping Indices, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Consolidation remains high on the boardroom agenda in the UK & Ireland logistics & supply chain management sector

Consolidation remains high on the boardroom agenda in the UK & Ireland logistics & supply chain management sector
Jason Whitworth Consolidation remains high on the boardroom agenda in the UK & Ireland logistics & supply chain management sector With EU-related uncertainty unresolved, domestic transactions are dominating the market UK transaction volumes in the logistics & supply chain management industry...
December 3rd, 2019 | Logistics, Mergers and Acquisitions, Trade and Commerce | Read More

RMT calls SOS 2020 Condor ferries protest in Portsmouth on 30th November

RMT calls SOS 2020 Condor ferries protest in Portsmouth on 30th November
Mick Cash RMT calls SOS 2020 Condor ferries protest in Portsmouth on 30th November Maritime union RMT has announced today that is calling a protest in Portsmouth targeting rogue operator Condor Ferries to highlight the company’s exploitative and anti-trade union business model. The call comes in the...
November 28th, 2019 | Jobs, Labour Disputes, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries | Read More

Statism v. ‘safety first’ in UK election, World Gold Council podcast

Statism v. ‘safety first’ in UK election, World Gold Council podcast
Jeremy Corbyn Statism v. ‘safety first’ in UK election, World Gold Council podcast Commentary: Statism v. ‘safety first’ in UK election By Denis MacShane in London The manifesto submitted by Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn in the run up to the 12 December UK general election contains...
November 27th, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Finance, Markets | Read More

India hands economic reins to China, Boris Johnson on the campaign trail, and more

India hands economic reins to China, Boris Johnson on the campaign trail, and more
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi India hands economic reins to China, Boris Johnson on the campaign trail, and more 18-22 November 2019, Vol.10 Ed.47 THE WEEKEND REVIEW Latest opinion and analysis from OMFIF around the world Most-Read Commentary India hands reins to China: Amid ongoing tensions...
November 23rd, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Finance, Markets, News, Reports, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Stand up for Shipping: UK Chamber of Shipping launches its 2019 election manifesto

Stand up for Shipping: UK Chamber of Shipping launches its 2019 election manifesto
Stand up for Shipping: UK Chamber of Shipping launches its 2019 election manifesto The UK’s shipping association has today (Tuesday 19 November) launched its four-point plan for the 2019 General Election. In its ‘Stand up for Shipping’ manifesto, the Chamber calls for more investment to make the...
November 19th, 2019 | Associations, Politics and Government | Read More

The BDI struggles…

The BDI struggles…
John Faraclas The BDI struggles… The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) struggles to maintain a momentum as all indices are in red with the exemption of the BCI – Capes’ volatile behaviour. Geopolitics couldn’t be worse. John Faraclas’ daily brief: The BDI gained two points although in our view same should...
October 28th, 2019 | Associations, Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Military, Piracy and Terrorism, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

ABP extends title sponsorship of Southampton Marathon

ABP extends title sponsorship of Southampton Marathon
Chris Rees, Strategic Development Director at ReesLeisure and Alastair Welch ABP Regional Director at ABP ABP extends title sponsorship of Southampton Marathon   ABP’s Port of Southampton has confirmed it is extending its title sponsorship of the ABP Southampton Marathon for a further four years,...
October 28th, 2019 | Associations, Charity, Corporate Social Responsibility, Events, News, Ports & Terminals, Sports | 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

Samskip to connect Portugal and the UK direct

Samskip to connect Portugal and the UK direct
Samskip to connect Portugal and the UK direct Samskip has launched a new, direct weekly service connecting Portugal and the UK, introducing its own vessel to sustain links between Tilbury, Lisbon and Leixões and its multimodal hub port of Rotterdam. The Netherlands-based group introduced a 1,000TEU...
October 16th, 2019 | Liner Shipping and Trade | Read More