ICS London and South East Branch - Developments and Disputes in Shipping

  • Date Monday, May 16, 2022
  • Venue HQS Wellington


Organisation: Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers London and South East Branch

Date: Monday 16 May 2022 at 17:00 Wardroom opens for meet and greet, lecture starts 18:00

Where: HQS Wellington, Temple Stairs, Victoria Embankment, London, WC2R 2PN

Title: Developments and Disputes in Shipping

Registration: ICS Members planning to attend please email the branch at: chairman@icslondonbranch.org.uk


Join the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers for a convivial evening with this lecture on developments in shipping and methods of dispute resolution.

The panel of speakers include a mix of experienced shipping business professionals, a Master Mariner and an arbitrator.  The evening explores what is happening with ships technology, analysis of maritime markets, business and law.


Chris Hibbert FICS is the Chairman of the London Branch of the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers and will talk about Bills of Lading in dry cargo shipping

Capt Mike Robarts FICS is a Master Mariner and heads the Honourable Company of Master Mariners Technology and the Environment Working Group.  He provides an introduction to the evening and will discuss ship technology developments.

Richard Scott FICS is a shipping market analyst and lecturer on the MSc maritime operations and management programme at City, University of London. He provides an insight into newbuilding order trends in the global merchant ship fleet.

Jeffrey Blum FICS FCIArb is a lecturer, an active arbitrator under the terms of LMAA and SCMA, as well as the Chairman of the Baltic [Exchange] Expert Witness Association.  Jeffrey will talk about Early Neutral Evaluation and Intervention (prior to or instead of mediation, arbitration & litigation)

Note: The Branch would like to offer a free reception drink to our members therefore would you bring your membership card with you.


HQS Wellington
Temple Stairs
Victoria Embankment

Contact for Event

For all details and to book your seat please email the branch at: chairman@icslondonbranch.org.uk