Posts Tagged ‘United Kingdom’

‘New’ Royal Academy of Arts unites its parts

‘New’ Royal Academy of Arts unites its parts
The Vaults at the Royal Academy. ‘New’ Royal Academy of Arts unites its parts By James Brewer From top to bottom, the Royal Academy of Arts has been revamped. It has been a Herculean task, and in the vaults, none other than Hercules or Herakles, more than 3 metres tall, wearily rests on his heavy...
May 15th, 2018 | Art and auctions, Events, Exhibitions | Read More

PaxOcean and Newport Shipping Group sign cooperation agreement

PaxOcean and Newport Shipping Group sign cooperation agreement
The PaxOcean’s Pertama yard UK-headquartered Newport Shipping has added to its global network of ship repair yards with facilities in Singapore, Indonesia and China, following the signing of a cooperation agreement with Singapore-based PaxOcean. The agreement, specific to PaxOcean’s Pertama (Batam,...
May 15th, 2018 | Shipmanagement, Shiprepair | Read More

Human Rights in Japan…

Human Rights in Japan…
Dr Sanae Fujita. Human Rights in Japan: Freedom of Expression, the Media and the Constitutional Amendment By James Brewer Fundamental freedoms are at risk in Japan, the world’s third largest economy, a meeting in London heard. Draft revisions to the constitution prepared by the ruling Liberal Democratic...
May 13th, 2018 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Health and Safety, Insight, Safety and Security | Read More

TMG flies flag for Palau International Ship Registry

TMG flies flag for Palau International Ship Registry
Panos Kirnidis Palau International Ship Registry (PISR) has expanded its global reach by linking up with a leading maritime consultancy. PISR has appointed The Maritime Group (International) Ltd (TMG) as its Deputy Registrar for the Palau Flag (London) to meet growing demand from ship owners, operators...
May 11th, 2018 | Flags | Read More

Dstl joins programme offering return-to-work placements for scientists and engineers

Dstl joins programme offering return-to-work placements for scientists and engineers
Dstl, part of the Ministry of Defence, has teamed up with the IMarEST and the Women’s Engineering Society (WES) to pilot their STEM Returners programme. The programme is aimed at giving experienced science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) professionals the confidence to step back into their...
May 11th, 2018 | IMarEST | Read More

Bonhams: Greek-ness celebrated in the Greek sale May 2, 2018

Bonhams: Greek-ness celebrated in the Greek sale May 2, 2018
Louis Loizou, Anastasia Orfanidou and ‘Young Man from Piraeus’ Bonhams: Greek-ness celebrated in the Greek sale May 2, 2018 By James Brewer Spanning a century and a half of achievement, masterpieces of Greek modern art are going under the hammer at London auction house Bonhams. The disposals...
May 1st, 2018 | Art and auctions, Events, Paintings and Sculpture, People and Places | Read More

Dachser UK Annual Results Encouraging – Growth Continues

Dachser UK Annual Results Encouraging – Growth Continues
Nick Lowe Dachser UK Annual Results Encouraging – Growth Continues Dachser Ltd., UK sales turnover up by 16% to £77 million Export services revenue increases by 21% No discernible downturn due to impending Brexit Further investment plans in both Northampton and Rochdale ‘eLogistics’ digital...
May 1st, 2018 | Company Profiles, Logistics | Read More

Context Free brings mimesis to Shoreditch’s Espacio Gallery

Context Free brings mimesis to Shoreditch’s Espacio Gallery
Marcia Mar in guru mask Context Free brings mimesis to Shoreditch’s Espacio Gallery By James Brewer As a “collaborative gallery,” Espacio in Bethnal Green Road, Shoreditch, brings scores of artists together.  Enlivening its latest exhibition, entitled Context Free, was the ultimate collaborative...
April 30th, 2018 | Art and auctions, Clubs, Communication, Events, Insight, Music, Paintings and Sculpture, People and Places | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
28-Apr-2018 WORLD HOLIDAYS: 29 APRIL-12 MAY 2018 Worldwide World Holidays: 29 April-12 May 2018 Saturday, April 28, 2018, Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following: 1 May (Tue) – Labour Day/Workers’ Day/May Day 1 May (Tue) – Turkmenistan Unity Day 2...
April 28th, 2018 | Holidays, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Mersey Maritime announced as supporting organisation of International Maritime Forum

Mersey Maritime announced as supporting organisation of International Maritime Forum
Chris Shirling-Rooke LONDON APRIL 23rd, 2018: Shipping Innovation is delighted to welcome Mersey Maritime as a supporting organisation of the International Maritime Forum – a global maritime and supply chain conference to be held on June 21stas part of the Liverpool-based International Business Festival...
April 23rd, 2018 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, April 17, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, April 17, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: European equity markets opened higher on Tuesday, tracking gains in Wall Street overnight, amid less concern about the potential of retaliation from Russia to the US-led missile strikes in Syria. Market expectations for a hefty increase...
April 17th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Angelos: Let There Be Light

Angelos: Let There Be Light
Angelos: Let There Be Light An immersive retrospective exhibition of renowned Greek artist addresses the decay of society and spiritual wealth Opens Saturday 28 April 2018 at The Hellenic Centre in London. A disgusting scent is arising to the atmosphere. It is the smell of a dying civilization. I suspect...
April 16th, 2018 | Art and auctions, Events, Exhibitions, Paintings and Sculpture, Person Profiles | Read More

Marine services firm makes luxury river boat pontoons for Thames in London –

Marine services firm makes luxury river boat pontoons for Thames in London –
One of the pontoons being lifted into the water MAJOR MARINE FABRICATION RETURNS TO SOUTHAMPTON Marine engineering services firm SMS is midway through a significant contract for Woods’ Silver Fleet to build three huge pontoons for the Thames.  The works amount to circa 750 tonnes of fully fabricated...
April 16th, 2018 | Construction, Inland Waterways | Read More

Naked ambitions in Flux exhibition at Chelsea College of Arts

Naked ambitions in Flux exhibition at Chelsea College of Arts
Josée St-Amant. Naked ambitions in Flux exhibition at Chelsea College of Arts By James Brewer When the Montreal contemporary artist Josée St-Amant engaged a young woman for a studio session as a nude model, her sitter brought along a saxophone she was planning to take later to a jazz rehearsal. St-Amant...
April 16th, 2018 | Art and auctions, Events, Exhibitions, Insight, Paintings and Sculpture, People and Places | Read More

Art Capital: history-making art for the new Elizabeth Line

Art Capital: history-making art for the new Elizabeth Line
Chantal Joffe. Art Capital: history-making art for the new Elizabeth Line By James Brewer Contemporary art has gone mainstream and mainline for London. City and public sponsors have joined galleries in the metropolis in unveiling full details of a huge new art project that will be seen daily by millions...
March 16th, 2018 | Art and auctions, Exhibitions, People and Places | Read More

Market dives further; there is hope though for the very very very few…

Market dives further; there is hope though for the very very very few…
John Faraclas – picture credits Panagiotis Tsakos Photography – The BDI was down ten points earlier on today at 1,169 posing dangers, but it is still good for the very very very few! Geopolitics going off hand and more trouble-spots and regions appear with any kind of problem you can imagine;...
March 14th, 2018 | Art and auctions, Chartering, Immigration, Markets, News, Paintings and Sculpture, Photography, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Industry and Government sign up to be part of LISW19

Industry and Government sign up to be part of LISW19
John Hulmes, Chairman of the LISW19 Steering Group LONDON: MARCH 8TH, 2018:  Over 50 international industry trade associations, UK Government departments and the Devolved Administrations have so far either signed up or confirmed they will sign up as Supporting Organisations of London International...
March 8th, 2018 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions | Read More

Propeller Club Liverpool: The networking revolution continues…

Propeller Club Liverpool: The networking revolution continues…
From the event hosted by the Brookes Bell Group Propeller Club Liverpool: The networking revolution continues… by Steven Jones FRSA, president, The Propeller Club Port of Liverpool There is a wonderful time during any industry event – especially one you have organised yourself. You step back, looking...
March 2nd, 2018 | Clubs, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

A Fauve artist’s vibrant view of the Thames embankment

A Fauve artist’s vibrant view of the Thames embankment
Londres: la Tamise au pont de Westminster. By André Derain. A Fauve artist’s vibrant view of the Thames embankment By James Brewer  A rare painting of a familiar view of the Thames is among the masterpieces to be sold at Christie’s in London from late February to March 7, 2018. In his youthful,...
February 24th, 2018 | Art and auctions, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More

Rockefeller sale will rock art auction records

Rockefeller sale will rock art auction records
Nymphéas en fleur. By Claude Monet. Rockefeller sale will rock art auction records By James Brewer Art treasures from the vast private collection of Peggy and David Rockefeller, a collection that was founded on the profits of high finance and Big Oil over a century and a half, have gone on display in...
February 22nd, 2018 | Art and auctions, Events, Exhibitions, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More

David Milne: Modern Painting enthrals at Dulwich Picture Gallery

David Milne: Modern Painting enthrals at Dulwich Picture Gallery
Red. 1914. By David Milne. David Milne: Modern Painting enthrals at Dulwich Picture Gallery By James Brewer For his voyage into modernity, the painter David Milne was in good company, his work being shown at an early stage alongside that of Matisse, Braque, Monet and Van Gogh. Since then, he has been...
February 17th, 2018 | Art and auctions, Exhibitions, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More

OI2018: Meet the right suppliers under one roof

OI2018: Meet the right suppliers under one roof
Oceanology International 2018  /  13 – 15 March 2018 Excel London OI18 is the ideal place to discover exciting new trends and developments in the industry and we’ve made it easy for you to make the most of your visit: 1. Learn the latest trends and market insights at the Conference covering...
February 16th, 2018 | Climate, Emissions, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Pollution | Read More

Autonomous vessels: The challenges and opportunities in design

Autonomous vessels: The challenges and opportunities in design
Automation presents a set of unique challenges to designers, insurers and operators of ships. In this article, Keir Gravil, a naval architect at Frazer-Nash Consultancy in Bristol, UK discusses some of the key issues that could face automated ships of the future from a design perspective. It is a truth...
February 3rd, 2018 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, P and I Clubs, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Greece’s minister of digital policy, telecommunications and media Nikos Pappas, in London

Greece’s minister of digital policy, telecommunications and media Nikos Pappas, in London
Minister of Digital Policy, Telecommunications and Media, Nikos Pappas, with UK’s Minister of Digital Policy and the Creative Industry, Margot James. Greece’s Minister of Digital Policy, Telecommunications and Media, Nikos Pappas, visited London on Wednesday 31 January 2018.  Nikos Pappas met...
February 1st, 2018 | Communication, Organisations, Politics and Government | Read More

Anglo-Eastern, ISWAN and WISTA International Publish Booklet Addressing Gender Diversity

Anglo-Eastern, ISWAN and WISTA International Publish Booklet Addressing Gender Diversity
l to r: WISTA India President Ms.Sanjam Sahi Gupta; Director and Principal Anglo-Eastern Maritime Training Centre Capt.Deboo; WISTA International President Ms.Despina Panayiotou Theodosiou; Director General of Shipping in India Dr. Malini Shankar; Chairman Shipping Corporation of India Capt. Anoop Kumar...
January 30th, 2018 | Books, Communication, Events, HR, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More