Category Archives: News

Trinity House on Environment and Safety

Date: Monday 19th May 201412:30 – 14:30 Host: IMIF Venue:  Trinity House, Tower Hill, London. EC3N 4DH Speaker: Mr Graham P Hockley, Commander Royal Navy, Secretary to The Corporation Of Trinity House Subject: “Trinity House on Environment and Safety” “The Guild, Fraternity or Brotherhood of the most glorious and Undivided […]

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Bills of Lading and Trade Finance Fraud

IMIF BUFFET LUNCHEON Date: Wednesday 7th May 2014 Venue: The Baltic Exchange, 38 St Mary Axe, London EC3 Host: Yannis Calogeras, UK Marine Chief Executive, Bureau Veritas UK & Ireland Speaker: Pottengal Mukundan, Director, ICC-Commercial Crime Services Subject: “Bills of lading and trade finance fraud” Report by James Brewer Smuggling, […]

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Private equity – Changing the face of Ship Finance

IMIF Buffet Luncheon Date: Thursday 27th March 2014 Host: Richard Greiner, Partner, Moore Stephens LLP Venue: Moore Stephens LLP, 150 Aldersgate Street, London, EC1A 4AB Speaker: Richard Greiner, Partner, Moore Stephens LLP & Anthony Cunningham, Consultant, Moore Stephens LLP Subject: “Private Equity – Changing the face of ship finance” Richard […]

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Alternative sources of debt finance for Shipping

IMIF BUFFET LUNCHEON Date: Thursday 12th December 2013 Venue: The Baltic Exchange, 38 St Mary Axe, London. EC3 Host: Jeremy Penn, Chief Executive, the Baltic Exchange. Speaker: Simon Lew, Partner, Norton Rose Fulbright LLP Subject: “Alternative sources of debt finance for shipping” Report by James Brewer Use of secured shipping […]

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Green Ship Technology

Date: Wednesday 13th November 2013 Venue: The UK Chamber of Shipping, 30 Park Street, London SE1 Host: Michael Parker of CMA CGM (UK) Holdings Speaker: Dr Abdul Rahim, ClassNK Subject: “Green ship technology to reduce greenhouse gas emission from ships” Report by James Brewer If classification societies are coming to be […]

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“Reflections” by Torben Skaanild

Former BIMCO chief calls for return to box shipping conferences Wednesday 9th October 2013, 12:30-14:30 Venue: The Baltic Exchange, 38 St Mary Axe, London. EC3A 8BH Host: Dr Abdul Rahim, ClassNK Speaker: Torben Skaanild, Former Secretary General, BIMCO Subject: “Reflections” Related articles Why boxships aren’t like buses Container shipping — here […]

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The Challenges Facing the P&I Clubs

Date: 18th September 2013 Host: Alistair Groom, Chief Executive, Charles Taylor & Co Ltd (managers of The Standard Club Ltd) Speaker: Alistair Groom, Chief Executive,Charles Taylor & Co Ltd Subject: “The Challenges facing P&I Clubs” Report by James Brewer Underlining the theme of the meeting, our chairman Jim Davis said […]

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Jeremy Penn LIBOR, BDI, indicies, markets and Regulation

Report by Julian Bray, Tradewinds Date: 1st July 2013 Host: Anil Deshpande, CEO Foresight Ltd Speaker: Jeremy Penn, CEO, The Baltic Exchange Ltd Subject: “LIBOR, BDI, Indices, markets and Regulation!” EU benchmark regulation plans could ‘cloud true market picture’ Baltic Exchange chief executive Jeremy Penn says the plans offered up […]

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