Baltic Exchange Hong Kong Lecture - POSTPONED

  • Date Wednesday, February 5, 2020
  • Venue Hill Dickinson Hong Kong


Due to the uncertainties surrounding the Coronavirus Virus outbreak and the importance of taking every precaution to protect health, the Baltic Exchange & Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers have decided to postpone the event to a later date. A suitable date will be chosen once the situation improves and participants will be advised.


BALTIC-ICS lecture 3.3 Hong Kong speakers2

We are delighted to invite our members and friends to the next lunch time event jointly organised by Baltic Exchange and the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers in Hong Kong.

Light lunch will be served before the presentation-cum-panel discussion.


Free for:

Baltic Exchange members

Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers members

Sponsors and Supporters of the ICS, Hong Kong Branch.

Nominal charge for non-member Industry Friends.

HK$ 500 (including lunch)

Early Bird Fee of only HK$250 if registration and payment is done prior 25th January 2020.



* 12.30 pm: Registration

* 12.30pm to 1 pm: Lunch

* 1pm to 1.15pm: An Overview of Global Economy by Dr. Tommy Wu, Lead Economist (Oxford Economics)

* 1.15pm to 2.15pm: Panel Discussion including Q&A (Slowbalisation & its impact on Shipping)


Venue & Lunch:

Sponsored by Hill Dickinson, Hong Kong [Address: 3205, Tower 2, Lippo Centre, Admiralty, Hong Kong]



* Dr. Tommy Wu, Lead Economist (Oxford Economics)

* Mr. Benjamin KF Wong, Head, Transport and Industry Sectors (InvestHK)

* Capt. Vikrant Bhatia, CEO (KC Maritime Ltd.)

* Mr. Cheng Yu Wang Managing Director (Clarksons Asia Limited, Shanghai)



* Jagmeet Makkar, Director (SkillsPlus Ltd) Education Officer, Hong Kong Branch of the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers


Topics to be discussed:

Slowbalisation & its impact on shipping

➢ Trade to GDP ratio

➢ Trends in China's Economy

➢ Hong Kong's Role in BRI & GBA

➢ Shifts in comparative advantage: Changing demographics, shift in supply/ demand patterns

➢ Role of Industry, policy makers and academia to ensure preparedness to face disruptions: Geo-political, Technology, Digitalisation, legal perspectives


Account details for non-member Industry Friends:

Payment by Cheque in the name of "The Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers" and posted to Education Officer, ICS, C/O SkillsPlus Ltd., 1703, W-50, 50 Wong Chuk Hang Road, Aberdeen, Hong Kong, or by online transfer to:



HKD SAVING ACCOUNT : 411-1-0000186


To book your seat for the Hong Kong event please use the link to the Eventbrite system available here.


We look forward to seeing you.


Hill Dickinson Hong Kong
3205, Tower 2
Lippo Centre, Admiralty
Hong Kong

Contact for Event

Honorary Secretary / Education Officer

Hong Kong Branch, Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers



Please use the On-line Registration Link for registration.