Posts Tagged ‘United Kingdom’

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

Living with deflation, Developing sustainable capital markets

Living with deflation, Developing sustainable capital markets
. Living with deflation, Developing sustainable capital markets Tuesday 8 October 2019 – Vol.10 Ed.41.1 Commentary: Living with deflation By Neil Williams in London The likelihood of Japan-style deflation emerging in other parts of the world is increasing, though this is more a process – a ‘crack...
October 8th, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Finance | Read More

UK judgment ‘victory for rule of law’, Lagarde’s challenges over ECB revolt, and the RBI’s waning independence

UK judgment ‘victory for rule of law’, Lagarde’s challenges over ECB revolt, and the RBI’s waning independence
UK PM Boris Johnson UK judgment ‘victory for rule of law’, Lagarde’s challenges over ECB revolt, and the RBI’s waning independence THE WEEKEND REVIEW Latest opinion and analysis from OMFIF around the world 23-27 September 2019, Vol.10 Ed.39 Most-Read Commentary UK judgment...
September 28th, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Finance, Insight, Markets, News, Reports | Read More

Multimodal 2020 partners with BIFA to add freight forwarders village

Multimodal 2020 partners with BIFA to add freight forwarders village
Multimodal 2020 partners with BIFA to add freight forwarders village A major new attraction at next year’s Multimodal Exhibition and Conference will be the British International Freight Association’s Freight Forwarders Village, designed to provide a marketplace for BIFA members and associate members...
September 19th, 2019 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Logistics | Read More

Capital markets look beyond EU​​​​​​​, US-China relations and their impact on Indonesia

Capital markets look beyond EU​​​​​​​, US-China relations and their impact on Indonesia
London Capital markets look beyond EU​​​​​​​, US-China relations and their impact on Indonesia Tuesday 17 September 2019 – Vol.10 Ed.38.1 Commentary: Capital markets look beyond EU By David Marsh in London Relations between the UK and the rest of Europe in the economic and financial...
September 17th, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Finance, Reports | Read More

William Blake: visionary exhibition at Tate Britain

William Blake: visionary exhibition at Tate Britain
The Sea of Time and Space. William Blake: visionary exhibition at Tate Britain  By James Brewer William Blake aspired to be the Michelangelo of England. He was never to achieve that ambition: some of his patrons were wealthy, but insufficiently so to sponsor his grander projects, and since he was unable...
September 15th, 2019 | Art and auctions, Exhibitions, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More

Yang Ming hails success of the new Liverpool feeder service

Yang Ming hails success of the new Liverpool feeder service
Port of Liverpool Yang Ming hails success of the new Liverpool feeder service A new express feeder service to Liverpool has smashed its initial targets almost immediately after launching in June, underlining demand for a direct Far East call at the port. The weekly Yang Ming service from Southampton...
September 10th, 2019 | Liner Shipping and Trade, Logistics, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Chairman’s Message: Boris Johnson’s failure of bravado

Chairman’s Message: Boris Johnson’s failure of bravado
Boris Johnson Chairman’s Message: Boris Johnson’s failure of bravado Friday 6 September 2019 Vol.10 Ed.36.4 Commentary: Boris Johnson’s failure of bravado By David Marsh in Milan Boris Johnson’s bravado has failed to secure the UK cohesive government, negotiating advantage on...
September 6th, 2019 | Comment, News, Politics and Government | Read More

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Friday, 6 September 2019)

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Friday, 6 September 2019)
. GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY HIGHLIGHTS September 6, 2019 Global Markets Risk-on mode prevailed in early trade today, denting the safe-haven appeal of government bonds, supported by yesterday’s positive US data and recent news that both the US and China have agreed to resume high-level trade talks...
September 6th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Wednesday, 4 September 2019)

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Wednesday, 4 September 2019)
. GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY HIGHLIGHTS September 4, 2019 Global Markets Fixed income markets came under some pressure early today and the GBP’s recent downtrend came to a halt on hopes that the Brexit deadline on 31 October may be delayed. Meanwhile, BTPs extended recent gains as the positive outcome...
September 4th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Anti-hard Brexit rebels gain upper hand, Italy’s political crisis podcast

Anti-hard Brexit rebels gain upper hand, Italy’s political crisis podcast
. Anti-hard Brexit rebels gain upper hand, Italy’s political crisis podcast Commentary: Anti-hard Brexit rebels gain upper hand By Meghnad Desai in New Delhi UK politicians opposing a ‘hard’ exit from the European Union have been considering ways to thwart Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s...
September 4th, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Finance, Reports | Read More

Trade war exacerbates domestic woes, Brexit’s impact on Japan-UK relations

Trade war exacerbates domestic woes, Brexit’s impact on Japan-UK relations
US President Donald Trump with Chinese president Xi Jinping Trade war exacerbates domestic woes, Brexit’s impact on Japan-UK relations Commentary: Trade war exacerbates domestic woes By Joergen Oerstroem Moeller in Singapore The US and China both face falling growth, which warrants economic stimulus,...
August 29th, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Finance | Read More

Geest Line returns to Portsmouth

Geest Line returns to Portsmouth
  Geest Line returns to Portsmouth Eastern Caribbean shipping firm Geest Line is returning to Portsmouth two years after relocating to Dover. The company moved its cargo handling operation to the Kent port due to scheduling difficulties at Portsmouth, which have now been resolved. Geest Line’s...
August 23rd, 2019 | Logistics, Ship Agencies | Read More

HRH The Princess Royal to welcome global maritime leaders to London International Shipping Week

HRH The Princess Royal to welcome global maritime leaders to London International Shipping Week
. HRH The Princess Royal to welcome global maritime leaders to London International Shipping Week HRH The Princess Royal will officially welcome five hundred of the world’s leading maritime executives, diplomats and heads of government to the UK for London International Shipping Week in September. The...
August 23rd, 2019 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, News | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 17-Aug-2019 WORLD HOLIDAYS: 18-31 AUGUST 2019 Worldwide World Holidays: 18-31 August 2019 Saturday, August 17, 2019, Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following: 21 Jul (Wed) – Ninoy Aquino Day (Philippines) 26 Jul (Mon) – National...
August 17th, 2019 | Anniversaries, Holidays, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Red Funnel opens its archives as it celebrates 50 years of high-speed travel via headline sponsorship of this year’s Cowes Week fireworks

Red Funnel opens its archives as it celebrates 50 years of high-speed travel via headline sponsorship of this year’s Cowes Week fireworks
. Red Funnel opens its archives as it celebrates 50 years of high-speed travel via headline sponsorship of this year’s Cowes Week fireworks Red Funnel is celebrating 50 years of continuous high-speed service between Southampton and West Cowes this year. To mark the milestone, Red Funnel is proud to...
August 14th, 2019 | Anniversaries, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries | Read More

Johnson repeating Churchill’s 1926 error, Were the Federal Reserve rate cuts justified?

Johnson repeating Churchill’s 1926 error, Were the Federal Reserve rate cuts justified?
Boris Johnson Johnson repeating Churchill’s 1926 error, Were the Federal Reserve rate cuts justified? Commentary: Johnson repeating Churchill’s 1926 error By Desmond Lachman in Washington As a biographer of Winston Churchill, UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson must know that markets can unravel...
August 13th, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Finance, Markets, News, Stock Markets | Read More

Join us at the LISW19 Conference

Join us at the LISW19 Conference
. Join us at the LISW19 Conference | London International Shipping Week Newsletter LISW19 CONFERENCE Whatever your plans for LISW19, do not miss the LISW Headline Conference on Thursday 12 September at the Grosvenor House Hotel. The combination of a remarkable line up of internationally renowned speakers...
August 8th, 2019 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Shipping Centers | Read More