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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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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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