Posts Tagged ‘United Kingdom’

LISW17 welcomes Joshua Rozenberg and Microsoft to its flagship conference

LISW17 welcomes Joshua Rozenberg and Microsoft to its flagship conference
Joshua Rozenberg As part of its pledge to deliver debate of the highest quality, London International Shipping Week 2017 (LISW17) is delighted to announce two world class speakers destined to crank up the thought leadership stakes at the flagship LISW17 conference to be held at the Grosvenor House Hotel...
August 16th, 2017 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Markets | Read More

Millie Mackintosh to officially open 2017’s TheYachtMarket.com Southampton Boat Show

Millie Mackintosh to officially open 2017’s TheYachtMarket.com Southampton Boat Show
Millie Mackintosh Fashion and Lifestyle Entrepreneur, Millie Mackintosh, will headline Britain’s biggest festival of boating this year. Often found out on the water herself, Millie will be officially opening the Show on Friday 15 September at 11am, helping to kick off 10 days of incredible fun at...
August 15th, 2017 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Exhibitions, Marinas, Maritime Tourism, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

London International Shipping Week – register now before it is too late!

London International Shipping Week – register now before it is too late!
  31 days to go!  BOOK YOUR PLACE AT THE LISW17 CONFERENCE & GALA DINNER  Thought leaders from the world of government, finance, international trade, shipowning and insurance as well as artificial intelligence innovation and technology will headline the speaker line-up at the...
August 10th, 2017 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Shipmanagement | Read More

4th Annual International Shipowning and Shipmanagement Summit

4th Annual International Shipowning and Shipmanagement Summit
August 9th, 2017 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Intermanager, Shipmanagement | Read More

Anything Goes?

Anything Goes?
Anna McNay and a Susie Hamilton canvas. Anything Goes? Contemporary British Painting at Art Bermondsey Project Space By James Brewer For more than a century, pundits have avowed that contemporary painting has reached the limits of its possibilities, but, to paraphrase Mark Twain, reports of its death...
July 27th, 2017 | Art and auctions, Exhibitions, Paintings and Sculpture, People and Places, Person Profiles | Read More

Shipping in Changing Climates

Shipping in Changing Climates
Registrations now open for the ‘go-to’ conference on shipping and GHG emissions: Shipping in Changing Climates Timetabled to take place a week before the London International Shipping Week 2017, 4th -5th September 2017, the Shipping in Changing Climates consortium’s fourth international conference...
July 21st, 2017 | Associations, Climate, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, IMarEST, Oceanology | Read More

Greenock welcomes its largest ever container vessel

Greenock welcomes its largest ever container vessel
The “Pohorje” Scotland’s deepest container terminal last week welcomed the largest container vessel ever to berth at the port. Greenock Ocean Terminal hosted the 267m MSC POHORJE, which has a capacity of 4,045 TEUs (twenty foot equivalent units), for 28 hours. The stopover saw the Clydeport...
July 21st, 2017 | Containers, Ports & Terminals | Read More

We’re Engaged! To our 10 new projects

We’re Engaged! To our 10 new projects
… Lawson Robb announces ten new projects in London, Majorca and the Middle East, including the interior refurbishment of the High Commission of Malaysia in Belgravia London.  MORE FOLLOW @LAWSON_ROBB ON INSTAGRAM   CONTACT US +44 (0)20 7351 9383 info@lawsonrobb.com www.lawsonrobb.com
July 19th, 2017 | Construction | Read More

Cross-border coordination delivers complex multi-origin shipment to Azerbaijan

Cross-border coordination delivers complex multi-origin shipment to Azerbaijan
Re-loading of essential equipment at Poti, in transit to the Yuri Korchagin oil field in the Northern Caspian Sea GAC professionals in UK and Russia handled 500 tonnes of equipment to North Caspian oil field Grangemouth, Scotland, 19 July 2017 – GAC professionals in the UK and Russia have delivered...
July 19th, 2017 | Logistics, Oil Industry | Read More

Hempel protects iconic Queensferry Crossing

Hempel protects iconic Queensferry Crossing
The Queensferry Crossing in Scotland – photograph courtesy of Transport Scotland Leading global coatings provider Hempel appointed to provide innovative tough coating solutions against corrosion to the Queensferry Crossing. Located on the busy Forth Estuary near Edinburgh, on the east coast of...
July 12th, 2017 | Automobiles, Canals, Inland Waterways, Land Trasnport, Logistics, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News | Read More

Mamma Mia! London’s Emma Hart wins Max Mara Art Prize for Women

Mamma Mia! London’s Emma Hart wins Max Mara Art Prize for Women
Emma Hart. Mamma Mia! London’s Emma Hart wins Max Mara Art Prize for Women By James Brewer Patterns of family relationships fuse with patterns in art, in a dramatic new installation at the Whitechapel Gallery, London. London-based artist Emma Hart is presenting until September 3, 2017 her brilliantly...
July 11th, 2017 | Exhibitions | Read More

Maldon Town Regatta 2017

Maldon Town Regatta 2017
… Maldon Town Regatta 2017 takes place this year on Saturday 23rd September. Maldon Town Regatta has been held for generations. Smacks and old gaffers, traditional and modern yachts race up river from West Mersea to Osea and from there to the town in a second race, berthing on the quay at high...
July 10th, 2017 | Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Inmarsat’s Fleet Xpress honoured in Digital Technology Award win

Inmarsat’s Fleet Xpress honoured in Digital Technology Award win
Collected by Drew Brandy, Senior Vice President, Market Strategy, Inmarsat Maritime. Presented by Mr Zhang Hui, Director, European Regional Centre, China Classification Society and Vanessa Stephens, Global Events Director and Managing Director Middle East and Indian Sub-Continent, Seatrade 4 July 2017: The...
July 4th, 2017 | Awards, Communication, IT and Communications | Read More

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