Category Archives: News

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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Where are we in the Shipping Cycle?

IMIF Buffet Luncheon Date: 17th June 2013 Host: Peter Stokes, Senior Adviser and Head of Shipping, Lazard Speaker: Peter Stokes, Senior Adviser and Head of Shipping, Lazard Subject: Where are we in the Shipping Cycle? Report By James Brewer When he had last spoken at an IMIF gathering, in the […]

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Piracy

IMIF Buffet Luncheon Date: Thursday 4th April 2013 Venue: Stephenson Harwood LLP, 1 Finsbury Circus, London. EC2 Host: Julie Clegg, Partner, Stephenson Harwood LLP Speakers: John Dalby, CEO, Marine Risk Mgmt Alex Davis, Partner, Stephenson Harwood LLP Subject: John Dalby: “Piracy – Where Are We Now?” Alex Davis: presentation on a particular piracy event […]

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The Evolution of the LOF Salvage Contract and the Challenges in the Salvage Industry

IMIF BUFFET LUNCHEON Date: Thursday 7th March 2013                              Host: Fred Hardy, Bureau Veritas UK & Ireland Venue: The Baltic Exchange, London Speaker: Andreas Tsavliris, President, International Salvage Union Subject: “The Evolution of the LOF Salvage Contract and the Challenges in the Salvage Industry” Report by James Brewer Chairman Jim Davis opened the proceedings […]

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Shipping Finance – If Banks Are Gone For Good, What Next?

IMIF Buffet Luncheon Date: Monday 18th February 2013 Venue: Quantum Shipping Services Ltd, Artillery House, 35 Artillery Lane, London, E1 7LP Speakers: Alan McCarthy, Consultant, Eurofin Group Shreyas Chipalkatty, Citi Group Subject:  Alan McCarthy : “Shipping Finance – If Banks Are Gone For Good, What Next?” Shreyas Chipalkatty : ‘What needs to change […]

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Managing Risk Sensibly – What the MCA Does

IMIF Buffet Luncheon Date: Thursday 22nd November 2012 Host: Chris Lowe – Head of Shipping Venue: Watson, Farley & Williams LLP, 15 Appold Street, London, EC2A 2HB Speaker: Vice Admiral Sir Alan Massey Subject: “Managing risk sensibly – what the MCA does” On 22nd November, Vice Admiral Sir Alan Massey the […]

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