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  • 23 November, 2015

    The Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers’ Annual Dry Bulk & Commodities Conference

    The Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers (ICS) Canada Branch hosted the second annual Dry Bulk & Commodities Conference to a sold-out crowd against the stunning back drop of the Vancouver Convention Center. Doubling the attendance from its’ inaugural year and despite today’s challenging shipping markets, the event was well supported by local sponsors and featured top industry representatives speakers.
    Dena Rantz, ICS Canada Branch chair notes: “It is important for us as a maritime community on the west coast, to provide opportunities and events, which brings together our local industry to share knowledge and network.”
    The speakers at the conference focused on commodities; including grain, potash, coal, and logs, with an insightful overview of the current dry bulk market and its future outlook. The conference was followed by the ICS annual Christmas Pub night to thank all those that support the ICS year-round.…

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  • 19 November, 2015

    BIMCO includes the Institute in its winners of the 2015 Awards

    BIMCO’s awards are intended to celebrate excellence in shipping. This year, they were presented at BIMCO’s Annual Conference in Hamburg on 18 November 2015.

    The BIMCO Education & Training Award, sponsored by Spectec, was awarded to the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers.
    The judges chose the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers as the winner of this award because: “…it fulfils a unique role; providing global, professional shipping qualifications, holding all students to an equally high standard, but ensuring none are left behind.”

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  • 19 November, 2015

    The Institute Hong Kong Branch at the Asian Logistics and Maritime Conference 2015

    A delegation of the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers - Hong Kong branch attended the ALMC-Asian Logistics and Maritime Conference 2015 to promote us as a professional body. The Institute HK branch was the only professional body listed in the organiser brochure and displayed on the panels with other maritime partner. YK Chan, Branch Chairman attended along with Manson Cheung (Branch Exam Officer) and T.L. Yip (Branch Education Officer).…

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  • 17 November, 2015

    Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers open evening

    The Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers hosted an open evening in London, Chennai, Dubai, Hong Kong and Limassol on Wednesday 14th October 2015 for potential students who were considering taking the Institute's courses and exams. The open evening was not only a great opportunity for prospective students to find out more about the courses on offer and entry requirements but they also had the chance to meet local tutors and other students and learn more about what the Institute offers.…

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  • 23 October, 2015

    ANZ bespoke chartering course and workshop

    Following the success of the first Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers' Australia and New Zealand bespoke chartering course and workshop held in Melbourne on 31 August and 1 September we followed up by holding the same course again but this time in Brisbane on 19-20 October. There were eleven delegates (see photograph below) from several companies including shipowners, shipbrokers, mining companies, agri-oil traders and gas companies. …

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  • 15 October, 2015

    A partnership is formed

    The Trustees of the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers’ Educational Trust have recently announced the signing of a service agreement with the Maritime London Officer Cadet Scheme (MLOCS) under which the Institute will provide administrative assistance to the MLOCS and in particular launch an internet driven initiative to bring current and past MLOCS Cadets together and at the same time introduce them to the opportunities for furthering their knowledge of the industry through Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers’ membership.…

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  • 8 October, 2015

    Shipping and Forwarding at the Felixstowe Careers Fair

    Careers day at Felixstowe…

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  • 8 October, 2015

    The Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers - Denmark Branch at the 2015 Danish Maritime Fair

    The Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers at the Danish Maritime Fair 2015…

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  • 7 October, 2015

    Gold medal presented to Capt.S.M.A Mahmoodi by the president of Pakistan

    In recognition of our dedication and continuous efforts and exceptional initiative to enhance standards in shipping through education and training in the region, Maritime Training Institute has been awarded 3rd FPCCI ACHIEVEMENT AWARD 201, GOLD MEDAL presented to Capt.S.M.A Mahmoodi by the president of Pakistan.

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  • 6 October, 2015


    The Nautical Institute – Pakistan Branch, in collaboration with The Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers and The Chartered Institute of Logistics & Transport, Karachi – Pakistan has organized function to celebrate the world maritime day 2015.

    The theme as approved by the council of the international Maritime Organization is: -


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Julie Lithgow