Category Archives: News

The State of the Tanker Sector

IMIF BUFFET LUNCHEON Date: Friday 24th February 2017 Venue: Norton Rose Fulbright LLP, 3 More London Riverside, London SE1 Host: Harry Theochari, global head of transport, Norton Rose Fulbright LLP Speaker: Nikos Tsakos, shipowner and chairman of Intertanko Subject: The state of the tanker sector Report by James Brewer Mr Theochari […]

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Whither Container Shipping?

IMIF BUFFET LUNCHEON Date: Monday January 16 2017. Venue: Norton Rose Fulbright LLP, 3 More London Riverside, London, SE1 Host: Harry Theochari, Global Head of Transport, Norton Rose Fulbright Speaker:  Ian Webber, Chief Executive Officer, Global Ship Lease Inc Subject: Whither Container Shipping? Report by James Brewer To the surprise of […]

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The B Atlantic Case

IMIF BUFFET LUNCHEON Date: Wednesday 16th November 2016 Venue: Stephenson Harwood LLP, 1 Finsbury Circus, London.  EC2. Host: Julie Clegg, partner, Stephenson Harwood LLP. Speakers:  Simon Moore, partner, marine and international trade team, Stephenson Harwood, and Paul Hofmeyr, an associate at that firm. Subject: The B Atlantic Case Report by […]

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Private Equity & Shipping: Sustainable Partnership?

IMIF BUFFET LUNCHEON Date: Friday 7th October 2016 Venue: Ince & Co LLP, Aldgate Tower, 2 Leman Street, London.  E1 Host: Renaud Barbier-Emery, Partner Ince & Co LLP Speaker:  Christoph Toepfer, Borealis Maritime Ltd Subject: Private Equity & Shipping: Sustainable Partnership? Report by James Brewer For the first time, members gathering […]

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Where would you invest next? A Foresight View

IMIF BUFFET LUNCHEON Date: Thursday 24th September 2015 Venue: Quantum Shipping Services, Artillery House, 35 Artillery Lane, London E1. Host & Speaker:  Anil Deshpande, CEO, Foresight Ltd Subject: “Where would you invest next? A Foresight View” Mr Deshpande began by referring to a project at Imperial College, London, involving. Innovative software designed […]

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An Update on Piracy

IMIF BUFFET LUNCHEON Date: Monday 18th May 2015 Venue: The Baltic Exchange, 38 St Mary Axe, London. Speaker:   Mr P Mukundan, Director, ICC-Commercial Crime Services Tradewinds Report Asian pirates step up raids on small products tankers International Maritime Bureau figures show an attack every two weeks, with more coastal […]

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The Work of the ICS

IMIF BUFFET LUNCHEON Date: Wednesday 25th March Venue: The Baltic Exchange, 38 St Mary Axe, London. EC3 Speaker: Bruce Ogilvy, President of the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers Subject: The Work of the ICS The number of people striving to gain qualifications by taking examinations run by the Institute of Chartered […]

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A changing approach to Marine Salvage and Wreck Removal

IMIF BUFFET LUNCHEON Date: Monday 9th March 2015 Venue: Ince & Co LLP,International House, 1 St Katharine’s Way, London  E1 Host: Renaud Barbier-Emery, Partner, Ince & Co Speaker: John Noble, Noble Marine Subject: A changing approach to Marine Salvage and Wreck Removal The salvage industry still faces big challenges, especially […]

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Can we still rely on China?

IMIF BUFFET LUNCHEON  Date: Thursday 11th September 2014 Venue: Lloyd’s Register’s General Committee Room, 68 Fenchurch Street, London, EC3. Host: Tom Boardley, Marine Director, Lloyds Register Group Ltd Speaker: Mr Shicheng Yang, Chief Executive, COSCO UK Ltd Subject: “Can we still rely on China?” Report by James Brewer Mr Yang spoke […]

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Managing Change and Empowering Success

IMIF BUFFET LUNCHEON Date: Monday 14th July 2014 Venue: Quantum Shipping Services Ltd, Artillery House, 35 Artillery Lane, London. E1 7LP Host: David Buffin Speaker: David Buffin, Managing Director of Buffin Leadership International Subject: “Managing Change and Empowering Success” Report by James Brewer Our Chairman, Jim Davis, said that Mr Buffin’s […]

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