A new partnership between the Hellenic Institute of Marine Technology and the Greek Section of the Society of Marine Technology and Marine Engineers set up to strengthen cooperation between the two organizations on their work on promoting advances in marine technology, was today signed by Mr. Michael Matzafos HIMT Chairman and Mr. John Kokkarakis, Chairman of SNAME Greek
The Grimaldi Group announces an important enhancement of its overseas maritime services: a new direct service to Mexico, dedicated to the transport of cars, rolling freight and project cargo has been recently launched.
The link is an upgrade of a regular service between the Mediterranean and North America, already performed by the Group with great success since 2015. The new extended service connects the Italian ports of Civitavecchia and Savona and
The stylish bike ride that was warmly welcomed in the most important cities of the world as well in Spetses, comes for the fourth time on 21-23rd of April at the car-free, cosmopolitan island of the Saronic Gulf.
The Tweed Run is a carefree bike ride with vintage bikes and atmosphere of a bygone era, accompanied by stylish presences and stops for tea and picnics.
The 4th Tweed Run is looking forward to welcoming you and enjoy every
The Italian group receives the prestigious recognition during the North America Automotive Global Awards
Naples, 10th April 2017 – In the majestic surroundings of the Ritz-Carlton Hotel in New Orleans, last 5th April the Grimaldi Group received the Shipping Company of the Year award. The ceremony was held during the third edition of the North America Automotive Global Awards, an event organized by Three6Zero, an editorial group
As part of MedCruise marketing strategy aiming to promote the Mediterranean as the most popular cruise destination among Asian cruisers, MedCruise is attending this year ITB China 2017: http://www.itb-china.com/ event.
ITB China to be held 10-12 May in Shanghai is a travel trade show exclusively focused on the Chinese Travel Market. The three day event gathers international
China's ports could reach maximum capacity by early June as stockpiles iron ore build pressure on facilities to create more storage space – resulting in buildings being demolished to create larger ones, trading sources have told Reuters.
The current volume of iron ore in China equates to about 95 million tonnes of steel — enough to build 12,960 replicas of the Eiffel Tower in Paris.
During the official opening of the "50th International Andros Regatta”, we met Mr. Marinakis- the Managing Director of SetelHellas, who gave us a short interview. Q: There are a lot of discussions around "green shipping" lately, especially after the recent regulatory measures by EU and IMO.Can the maritime industryto be leader in green technology?
During the official opening of the "50th International Andros Regatta”, we met Mr. Marinakis- the Managing Director of SetelHellas, who gave us a short interview.
Q: There are a lot of discussions around "green shipping" lately, especially after the recent regulatory measures by EU and IMO.Can the maritime industryto be leader in green technology?
This is the 16th time that the Group has received the award in the last 17 years.
The Grimaldi Group was named a Supplier of the Year by General Motors during its 25th annual Supplier of the Year awards ceremony held Friday, March 31st in Orlando, Florida.
GM recognized 118 of its best suppliers from 15 countries that have consistently exceeded GM’s expectations, created
Cruise ports also aim to develop infrastructure to meet new environmental requirements. To help members achieve this, MedCruise has partnered with the World Association for Waterborne Transport Infrastructure (PIANC). Together, the organisations plan to advance guidelines on the development of cruise port infrastructure and help MedCruise members benefit from the growth of the industry. The first discussions were held at the
Located at the western end and entrance to the Mediterranean, Gibraltar is a British Overseas Territory full of a mix of British and Mediterranean charm. With over 300 days of sunshine yearly and a colourful history, it is an easily accessible and popular cruise destination, with activities and attractions for all in just 2.6 square miles.
The most popular activity is the ‘Rock Tour’, giving guests a full flavour of the history and life on
Celestyal Cruises, the only home-porting cruise operator in Greece and the preeminent sea cruise line serving Greek destinations and the island of Cuba, today announced it won five awards at the Tourism Awards 2017.
Celestyal won four gold awards:
Tourism Season Expanding Initiatives-Greek Tourism Product Enrichment
Guest Service Excellence
The U.S. Justice Department has ordered top executives from several container shipping lines to testify in an antitrust investigation over practices by an industry that is the backbone of world trade, the companies said on Wednesday.
The world's biggest container group, Denmark's A.P. Moller-Maersk (MAERSKb.CO), together with second largest line MSC of Switzerland, Germany's Hapag Lloyd (HLAG.DE), Taiwan-based Evergreen and
The shipping industry is on course for consolidation as it moves off three-decade lows, the president of drybulk shipper Genco said on Wednesday.
Anticipating a cyclical recovery to kick in at the end of this year, president John Wobensmith told CNBC's Squawk Box that a pullback in shipping supply is the main driver of the benchmark Baltic Dry Index's recovery of more than 7 percent this year.
The index, which assesses
Aris Messinis spent two weeks on board the Astral reporting on rescue operations carried out to the north of the Libyan coast by the Spanish NGO Proactiva Open Arms.
This coverage has already won 3rd Prize at Pictures of the Year 2017 (POYi) in both the "News Picture Story " and "Spot News" categories.
Aged 40, he has worked for AFP since 2003, and is now based in Athens as head of photo for Greece. He has won numerous international prizes for his work in Libya and
The climax of the week-long series of high level events during European Shipping Week, was reached during the major Conference, which took place on Wednesday 1 March 2017, at the Steigenberger Wiltcher’s hotel in Brussels, where the key issues currently facing European and Global shipping were discussed.
Our joint participation with Endress+Hauser Group in ESW Conference, has been concluded successfully. Our executivesmet with attendees from all
The portgraphic shows the top 15 container ports in the European Union in 2015 based on container throughput expressed in TEU. It also includes container growth figures compared to 2014 and pre-crisis year 2007. What can we observe?
1. The total volume of the top 15 ports saw a small traffic decline of 1.6% compared to