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Baltic and Institute second lecture of this series
Posted on Wednesday, November 13, 2019
In London - Tony Foster, CIO of Marine Capital
delivers a superb lecture on Shipping Finance.
On Wednesday 13th November we enjoyed a superb talk by Tony
Foster, CIO of Marine Capital.
Tony discussed "Shipping Finance, how asset owners and others
with exposure to freight rates raise capital today, how does it
affect an owner's chartering decisions as well as related streams;
why are we seeing an increasing number of charterer- owner JVs and
what motivates these tie ups?"
All guests expressed glowing feedback.
In Shanghai - Steven Jia, Executive Director
- Augustus Maritime Co.
The lecture held was a success. More than 35 shipping
practitioners attended this event lecture in Shanghai.
The lecture was delivered by Mr Steven Jia, Executive Director -
Augustus Maritime Co, he has 18 years of shipping experiences and 5
years of FFA/Fuel Futures Trading Experiences.
He talked about the cases of FFA, Fuel Oil Futures, and provided
his expert insights on how to use the FFA and Fuel Oil Futures to
manage market volatility and risk.
In Singapore - on 27th November the talk by Kenneth Ng,
Director of Digital Services at the Singapore Exchange
(SGX) was a very well attended session
Over 80 attendees came along including ICS members, Baltic
members, ICS students and other invited guests.
In Piraeus - masterclass by Mr Evangelos Catsampas,
Partner at Watson Farley & Williams LLP on ''The 2020 IMO
Sulphur Regulations. What to know"
The Piraeus event was well attended by members of the Baltic
Exchange and the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers and Mr
Catsampas discussed in detail new regulations and changes that will
take place in the field and also the requirements that all shipping
practitioners need to know.
Participants had the chance to network and exchange views and
ideas on this crucial topic. The positive feedback received
from the participants was extremely encouraging.
The Baltic and Institute lectures are free for Members and
Company members and deliver great benefits by providing industry
insight with world class speakers.
The 3nd Masterclass lecture will take place on
Wednesday 5 February 2020 and the topic to be
covered is Economics. More information will follow shortly, please
contact the Institute's Branch for all details: firstname.lastname@example.org
In Hong Kong - Panel Discussion at Hill Dickinson on
"Freight Exposure: Physical & Derivatives Hedging and managing
A very well attended interactive session. Our thanks to the
Panellists Capt. Rajiv Tetarbe, Chellaram Shipping HK Ltd., Mr. Tom
Ford, Clarksons and Mr. Ricky Yip, Asia Maritime Pacific who shared
their valuable insight. Moderated by Jagmeet Makkar FICS who gave a
brief introduction of Hedging & Derivatives basics before
commencing the panel discussion. Our thanks to those attended
including some of the very senior members of the Hong Kong shipping
From Right to Left: Anand Sharma (ICS HK Branch Chairman),
Ricky Yip (Panellist), Damien Laracy (Hill Dickinson, Lunch &
Venue Sponsor), Tom Ford (Panellist), Rajiv Tetarbe (Panellist) and
Jagmeet Makkar (Moderator).
The Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers Hong Kong Branch would
like to thank Damien Laracy and Hill Dickinson for supporting the
Baltic - ICS events in Hong Kong through generous lunch and venue
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