ABS & Probunkers Sign JDP for Fleet of LNG Bunkers Project key to building a reliable global-scale bunkering network ABS has signed a pioneering Joint Development Program (JDP) with probunkers to provide technical support as they embark on designing a fleet of specialist LNG bunker vessels for key ports around the world. “With its low sulfur emissions, LNG is an attractive proposition for shipowners and operators responding to the 2020 Sulphur Cap. However, lack of bunkering infrastructure has been one of the [...]
SMART SHIPPING CULTURE: The rise of Big Data 24th economia Student Contest 1st Prize/Group Essay PAPAGIANNI MARIA National Technical University of Athens Marine Engineering and Naval Architecture PAPAGIANNI CHRISTINA Athens University of Economics & Business Msc International Shipping Finance and Management 1. INTRODUCTION The world is being digitized and so are even traditional industries like shipping. According to the data presented by the chairman of the Union of Greek Ship-owners, the Greek commercial fleet consists of 4.746 vessels accounting [...]
Capital Link Signs A Strategic Cooperation Agreement with the Shanghai-Pudong Government On Friday, April 20, 2018 Capital Link held the 3rd Annual Capital Link International Shipping Forum – China at the Grand Kempinski Hotel, in Shanghai, China with huge success attracting 400+ delegates. The Forum was held in partnership with Columbia Shipmanagement and Singhai Marine Services, in cooperation with ICBC Leasing and with the support of the Shanghai Pudong New Area Commission of Commerce (International Shipping Service Office). The day prior to the 3rd Annual Capital Link International [...]
Ancient Athens under the lens of the modern microscopes Business File, September-October 2016, No 107 Apostolos Lakassas talks to Dr Takis Karkanas, director of the Malcolm H. Wiener Laboratory for Archeological Science in Athens. Read the interview here.
The new age of e-Government: Public administration without borders Business File, June-July-August 2017, No 111 Public Administration stubbornly refuses the transformation to a modern e-Government despite the pressure from the citizens and the constant demand by the Europeans and the IMF. Stavros-Ioannis Benos, a true pioneer of e-Government in Greece, explains in his article this urgent need for radical reform. Read the article here.
Interview with Malcolm Hewitt Wiener Business File, November-December 2013, No 93 Greek Business File publisher Alexandra C. Vovolini met up with respected Aegean prehistorian and author Malcolm Hewitt Wiener in his New York home and discussed a range of issues spanning the past to the present. Read the interview here.
Greece can make it Business File, November-December 2017, No. 113 BF asks Dora Bakoyannis, MP, NEA DEMOKRATIA Unfortunately, since 2015 we have paid a heavy bill for experimenting with Alexis Tsipras and Panos Kammenos. The economic situation is worsening and Greece is still far away from becoming a normal European country. Greece is trapped in an extremely low and un- certain growth. The current programme finishes in 2018 and the future is still unknown. Mr Tsipras has talked about a clean [...]
"Smart" energy systems for clean islands Business File, November-December 2017, No. 113 Energy The EU’s new “clean island” initiative aims at reducing pollution caused by diesel power plants on islands that are not connected to the national grids of member-states. A political project backed by the European Commission, it will promote and support the development of “smart” energy systems for some 2,400 islands scattered across the Atlantic, Mediterranean and Caribbean. As the EU country with the highest percentage of [...]
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