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Singapore Branch Prize Giving February 2016
Posted on Friday, February 19, 2016
The Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers Singapore Branch
celebrated the exam prize giving ceremony for the year 2015 at 'The
Singapore's shipbroking community was out in force for the
annual prize-giving and cocktail reception of the local branch of
the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers (ICS). Branch chairman Punit
Oza, who works for Torvald Klaveness during the day, kicked off
events before he handed over to the night's guest of honour,
industry veteran Khalid Moinuddin Hashim, Managing Director of
Precious Shipping Public Company Ltd, who provided some useful
insights into the current state of the dry bulk sector.
More than a hundred guests including members and sponsors joined
in to celebrate the success of the students. The awards were
presented in 17 categories including one for each subject and one
for the best overall student.
Prize-winners collecting awards were those who had come out on
top in the various disciplines of the Institute syllabus for
professional qualifying examinations. Categories include dry cargo
and tanker chartering, sale and purchase (S&P), shipping law
and finance, the liner trades, offshore industries, agency business
and logistics. Prize-winners included Seow Weilong of Singapore
Shipping Agencies, Captain Jagadeesan Natarajan of OMC Shipping
Pte, Ng Fang Yao of RaetsAsia P&I Services, Sanju Joseph of
d'Amico Shipping Singapore, Ng Tow Boon of Vroon Offshore Services
and Michael John Newman of Fearnleys LNG. Rajesh Saha of Strait
Shipbrokers, Juan Ignacio Pizarro Colomo of Sea Consortium, Wong
Siang Yeung Rigan of Temasek, Shishir Ravi of Navig8 Bulk Asia and
Deepak Kumar Sahu of World Tankers Management were also among the
winners. The prize for the best overall student sponsored by the
Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore was awarded to Mr
Chandrashekhar Josyula of STET Maritime Pte Ltd.
After the awards ceremony, which was held at The Tanglin Club,
guests enjoyed a buffet supper accompanied by wine and beer.
Sponsor companies included Louis Dreyfus Commodities, Braemar ACM
Shipbroking, Torvold Klaveness, Swire Pacific Offshore, ITIC, BLPL
Singapore, Strait Shipbrokers, The Baltic Exchange, Norden, GAC,
Pacific International Lines, Jurong Port, Anglo-Eastern, TATA NYK
and Eastport Maritime.
Singapore Branch Prize-giving featured in Tradewinds.
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