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Middle East Branch Student Awards 2019 - A night to remember
Posted on Monday, November 11, 2019 and tagged as #ics
The ICS-Middle East Awards
Night celebrates the achievements of students in the
qualifying examinations and rewarding the work of tutors. Further,
this is a platform to recognize, appreciate and thank the support
provided by our Sponsors.
The Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers, Middle East Branch,
held its Awards Night on the 11th November 2019 at Crown Plaza
Hotel, Dubai which was attended by nearly 230 professionals from
the industry, including members and industry leaders.
It was certainly a night to remember for the many students who
received an award to celebrate their success this year.
Mr. Krishnan Subramaniam, President of the Middle East Branch,
in his opening remark highlighted the activities of the Middle East
Branch and narrated the steps taken to achieve Vision 2020. In his
keynote speech, Chief Guest Capt. Khamis Ghumail, Director, Marine
Traffic Management, Dubai Maritime City Authority, UAE, outlined
the steps taken by UAE Government to develop Dubai as a leading
Shipping hub. He commended the work of the Middle East Branch of
the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers to train aspiring shipping
professionals and contribute to the growth of UAE in the Shipping
world by having competent shipping professionals. Ms. Geeta
Ramakrishnan, HR Director - Transworld Group, Life Coach and author
of the book 'The Game of Change' was the guest speaker. Speaking on
the theme "From Stress to Zen", Ms. Geeta addressed the need for
stress management and gave effective ideas to tackle stress.
Awards were presented to the highest scoring individuals from
the Branch by the Chief Guest Capt. Khamis Ghumail. Mr. Abu Bakr
bagged the Overall Topper award. In view of the IMO's thrust on
empowering women in the shipping industry, a special award for the
highest scoring female candidate was introduced this year. This
special award was bagged by Ms. Sarah Gallyot.
Tutors were presented mementos recognizing their efforts in
supporting the educational activities of the Branch.
The event also provided an opportunity for active networking by
the attendees. The wholehearted participation of sponsors and
industry leaders has made the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers
Awards one of the prominent shipping events in Dubai.
If you would like a glimpse of the night watch this
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