Posts Tagged ‘United Kingdom’

Great British entries lead the DAME Awards 2017

Great British entries lead the DAME Awards 2017
… British entries account for more than a third of final nominations Nominations for the prestigious DAME Award 2017 have been announced, with British innovation and engineering at the forefront once again, with UK products making up over a third (22) of the 64 selected entries. The DAME Awards,...
October 19th, 2017 | Awards, Events, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

Royal Society of Marine Artists 2017 exhibition

Royal Society of Marine Artists 2017 exhibition
Naval close encounter.  Royal Society of Marine Artists 2017 exhibition By James Brewer Any exhibition that sets out “to celebrate everything that is wonderful and inspiring about the sea and the marine environment” enjoys a broad canvas. Participants in the Royal Society of Marine Artists annual...
October 15th, 2017 | Art and auctions, Books, Events, Exhibitions, Maritime Art, Maritime History and Museums, Paintings and Sculpture, People and Places | Read More

Elements III: rain, wind, sea,serpents and an eclipse…

Elements III: rain, wind, sea,serpents and an eclipse…
Sheila Malhotra with her canvas Swayambh. Elements III: rain, wind, sea, serpents and an eclipse, at Gallery 508 Kings Road, Chelsea By James Brewer Today’s artists – even those who live and work in city environments – are deeply attuned to nature, as is forcefully to be seen in a new exhibition...
October 8th, 2017 | Art and auctions | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, October 05, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, October 05, 2017)
Dr. Platon , Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Tensions between Madrid and Catalonia are escalating. According to comments by Catalan president Carles Puigdemont yesterday, the Catalan...
October 5th, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Styled by Design

Styled by Design
Edinburgh Weavers cotton tweed textile. Styled by Design: textile visionaries hailed by Gray MCA By James Brewer In the age of the robot, this is a refreshing celebration of the human hand and brain and the manual loom. An exhibition of framed 20th century textiles, Styled by Design, brings together...
October 4th, 2017 | Consumers Market, Exhibitions, Fashion, People and Places | Read More

PAD London 2017 proffers desirable art and design

PAD London 2017 proffers desirable art and design
PAD London Fair gets under way. PAD London 2017 proffers desirable art and design By James Brewer Style and expressive elegance from 30 centuries is on display at PAD London, the big art and design fair pitching camp at Berkeley Square in its 11th edition, from October 2-8, 2017. A catalogue of 68 galleries...
October 4th, 2017 | Art and auctions, Events, Exhibitions, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More

Peckham International Art Fair: profusion of talent

Peckham International Art Fair: profusion of talent
Junghyun Lee. Peckham International Art Fair: profusion of talent By James Brewer Passion in Peckham! An ambitious new feature on London’s arts scene – the Peckham International Art Fair, PIAF – is a triumph of collaboration, creative connections and commitment. The first PIAF hosts 15 characterful...
October 2nd, 2017 | Art and auctions, Events, Exhibitions, News, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More

Happy World Maritime Day!

Happy World Maritime Day!
The maritime sector, which includes shipping, ports and the people that operate them, can and should play a significant role helping Member States to create conditions for increased employment, prosperity and stability ashore through promoting trade by sea; enhancing the port and maritime sector as wealth...
September 28th, 2017 | Anniversaries, Associations, Environment, Events, HR, IMO, News, Organisations | Read More

Stena Line to strengthen freight network on the North Sea…

Stena Line to strengthen freight network on the North Sea…
Stena Line to strengthen freight network on the North Sea between Rotterdam and the UK by adding further capacity London, 28 September 2017 – Earlier this year Stena Line announced the increase to their freight capacity on the route Rotterdam (Europoort) to Harwich January 2018 by replacing the current...
September 28th, 2017 | Liner Shipping and Trade, Logistics, Ports & Terminals, Trade and Commerce | Read More

A week to Find Shipping Strength

A week to Find Shipping Strength
Steven Jones A Week to Find Shipping Strength by Steven Jones, Partner at McWatt and Jones As the maritime world descended on London for the International Shipping Week 2017 #LISW2017, there were some clear and constant key concerns across the multiple events, gatherings, conferences and symposia. In...
September 18th, 2017 | Events, Reports | Read More

UGS president Theodore Veniamis meets UK’s minister for Transport John Hays during LISW2017

UGS president Theodore Veniamis meets UK’s minister for Transport John Hays during LISW2017
Theodore Veniamis Meeting of the President of the UGS, Mr. Theodore Veniamis,  with the UK Minister of State for Transport, Mr. John Hayes The President of the UGS, Mr. Theodore Veniamis, accepting a formal invitation, visited London on the occasion of the London International Shipping Week and had...
September 14th, 2017 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, News, People and Places, Politics and Government, Shipping Centers | Read More

Joint Propeller Club Reception hears of anti-piracy team’s India nightmare

Joint Propeller Club Reception hears of anti-piracy team’s India nightmare
Cdr Ian Millen greeting guests The London Propeller Club and Liverpool and North-West Propeller Club co-hosted a successful reception earlier on tonight at the historic, grandly appointed premises of the Naval Club in Mayfair, during London International Shipping Week, LISW 2017; Anna Kaparaki was there...
September 12th, 2017 | Charity, Clubs, Events, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, News, People and Places, Piracy and Terrorism | Read More

Hong Kong & UK commit to stronger maritime relationship

Hong Kong & UK commit to stronger maritime relationship
Left: Chan Fan, Frank, JP, Secretary for Transport & Housing, Hong Kong GovernmentRight: Maritime London Chairman, Lord Mountevans At back: UK Minister of State for Transport Legislation and Maritime, John Hayes, CBE, MP. Representatives of the British and Hong Kong maritime business sectors have...
September 12th, 2017 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Shipping Centers | Read More

RMT on Government announcement on public sector pay

RMT on Government announcement on public sector pay
Mick Cash RMT CONFIRMS VOTE FOR ACTION ON STAGECOACH SOUTH WEST BUSES RMT General Secretary Mick Cash said: “Divide and rule will not deflect from the campaign to scrap the pay cap for all and that includes our members on the Royal Fleet Auxiliary down in the Caribbean dealing with the aftermath...
September 12th, 2017 | Associations, Disputes, HR, Rail | Read More

Charles I heads Royal Academy’s programme for 2018

Charles I heads Royal Academy’s programme for 2018
Charles I. By Anthony van Dyck Charles I heads Royal Academy’s programme for 2018 Long before he lost his head to victorious Parliamentary forces, Charles I of England, Scotland and Ireland lost his head to masterpieces of art. He built a remarkable collection of pictures in a prolific spending spree...
September 9th, 2017 | Art and auctions, Events, Exhibitions, People and Places | Read More

Tropical Thames

Tropical Thames
Anne Krinsky Tropical Thames – artist Anne Krinsky’s tribute at Crossrail Roof Garden to maritime history By James Brewer On the site of the once-bustling West India Docks, amid the towering blocks of the regenerated London Docklands development, Canary Wharf, lies a tranquil haven. Crossrail Place...
September 7th, 2017 | Art and auctions, Events, Exhibitions | Read More

Official LISW Conference: The most important speaker line-up and networking of the year. Book now!

Official LISW Conference: The most important speaker line-up and networking of the year. Book now!
Maritime UK Chairman David Dingle looks forward to London International Shipping Week Rt Hon Liam Fox MP UK Secretary of State for International Trade and President of the Board of Trade, the Rt Hon Liam Fox MP, will deliver the Keynote Address at the flagship LISW17 conference...
September 1st, 2017 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

IMCA welcomes UK home office decision

IMCA welcomes UK home office decision
The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) welcomes the extension by the Home Office until 21 October 2018 of the concession to UK immigration rules concerning workers joining vessels engaged in the construction and maintenance of offshore wind projects. As noted by IMCA in June, IMCA welcomes...
September 1st, 2017 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Associations, Energy, HR, Immigration | Read More

Safety experts welcome the publication of terms of reference for the review of building regulations and fire safety

Safety experts welcome the publication of terms of reference for the review of building regulations and fire safety
The Grenfell Tower Safety experts welcome the publication of terms of reference for the review of building regulations and fire safety  “The Grenfell Tower tragedy must prompt a considerable step change in how fire risk in tower blocks is managed,” urged leading safety bodies in Britain. The safety...
August 31st, 2017 | Associations, Health and Safety, Reports, Safety and Security | Read More

Merchant Navy Day 2017

Merchant Navy Day 2017
Mick Cash Merchant Navy Day 2017 – Celebrating our history and ensuring a future for merchant seafarers RMT SOS2020 CAMPAIGN TO HOLD EVENTS IN SOUTH SHIELDS AND PORTSMOUTH ON SATURDAY Ratings union the RMT will join the annual Merchant Navy Day celebrations on 3rd September 2017 by flying the Red...
August 30th, 2017 | Anniversaries, Charity, Events, HR, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Maritime History and Museums, News | Read More

Minister praises multi-million pound offshore and maritime training facility

Eddie Smiley, Clyde Training Solutions, and Minister for Business, Innovation and Energy Paul Wheelhouse Scottish Government Minister Paul Wheelhouse MSP has hailed the success of marine and offshore safety specialists Clyde Training Solution’s new state-of-the-art facility. The multi-million pound...
August 30th, 2017 | Academia, Associations, HR, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

Winner of the Contemporary British Painting Prize 2017 by a yard

Winner of the Contemporary British Painting Prize 2017 by a yard
Robert Priseman, Louise Giovanelli and Narbi Price. Winner of the Contemporary British Painting Prize 2017 by a yard By James Brewer  A television series hugely popular half a century ago was remarkably the focus of the winning entry in the Contemporary British Painting Prize 2017. Narbi Price, an artist...
August 28th, 2017 | Art and auctions, Events, Exhibitions, Film Industry, News, Paintings and Sculpture, People and Places, Social Columns | Read More

Liverpool in limelight at global shipping event

Liverpool in limelight at global shipping event
Chris Shirling-Rooke, Mersey Maritime’s CEO Liverpool’s potential for inward investment will be showcased at a conference next month being held as part of London International Shipping Week. The city region is one of the fastest growing in England and the UK’s second largest regional economy worth,...
August 23rd, 2017 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Ports & Terminals | Read More

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