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  • 15 July, 2021

    At the Humber 2021 AGM Nick Allen FICS takes over from Danny Carmichael FICS

    Danny Carmichael FICS has completed his tenure as Chairman of the Humber Branch after some challenging times disrupted by the ongoing pandemic. The Branch has continued to thrive supporting students and members and has succeeded bringing the the local shipping community together collecting a good sum through the cycle ride in June.

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  • 5 July, 2021

    Robert Hill FICS formally appointed as the new Institute Director

    Robert had covered the role 'ad interim' for the past nine months and has been formally appointed last week.…

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  • 17 June, 2021


    Dubai, UAE - 31 May, The Middle East branch of the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers (ICS) celebrated its Silver Jubilee in with a conference titled "Towards 2030 - Opportunities and Challenges" ending with a gala dinner in Dubai on Sunday evening.…

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  • 4 June, 2021

    The Cyprus Branch at the heart of the local shipping community

    The Cyprus Shipping Minister has recently launched a consultation campaign to gather feedback on key maritime issues with the final aim to promote a wide collaboration around shaping the future of Shipping in …

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  • 15 April, 2021

    Institute sends letter of condolence to Her Majesty the Queen

    Institute sends letter of condolence to the Queen…

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  • 12 April, 2021

    “- is there more to a contract than meets the eye” webinar

    The Hong Kong Branch of the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers and the London Maritime Arbitrators Association recently organised a very interesting and immensely useful webinar title “- is there more to a contract than meets the eye”, on the 8th April 2021.

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  • 8 April, 2021

    New President for the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers

    New President for Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers…

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  • 15 February, 2021

    Kevin Shakesheff appointed Vice President of the Institute

    On Monday 8th February there was a Special General Meeting of the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers to elect the nomination of Vice President. The meeting was well attended with over 80 members joining the online meeting.

    At the last AGM, members voted to accept the Chairman's motion to extend the tenure of the current President f…

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  • 28 January, 2021

    Sri Lanka Annual Customer Service Awards

    ICS Sri Lanka branch held its annual customer service awards ceremony for the shipping lines and container depots on 8th December 2020 in Colombo at the auditorium of Sinhalese Sport Club (SSC). Ceremony was held while maintaining Health Ministry guidelines which included maintaining social distancing and wearing face masks. Although participation of shipping lines and container depots was limited to one member from each institution, the event was live streamed via all mainstream social media and webinar platforms from the venue. Chief Guest for the event was Chairman of Sri Lanka Ports Authority, Gen (Rtd) Daya Rathnayake and Guest of Honour was Mr. Romesh David, Chief Executive Officer of South Asia Gateway Terminals Ltd. Six exports related awards and one import related customer service award was presented to main line shipping agents. One export and one import related customer service award was presented to container depot operators. Winners of the awards was selected based on an online survey conducted by an independent survey agency during the month of January 2020. Chairman of ICS Sri Lanka mentioned in his speech that the key objective of conducting the customer service survey and awards every year is to help enhancing the service levels and standards of the industry. Event was regarded as the most sought-after shipping event which was viewed online by many from the industry. ICS Sri Lanka plans to hold its next awards ceremony on 26th of March 2021, along with students awards in Colombo.…

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  • 12 January, 2021

    ICS Sri Lanka AGM 2020

    ICS Sri Lanka branch held its 20th AGM on 18th Dec. 2020 adhering to the health guide lines & protocols laid down by the Ministry of Health. Maximum of 25 persons were permitted …

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