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  • 3 July, 2020

    ICS ME Silver Jubilee Series Webinar Autonomous Ships-is it a realistic option?

    Discussion on futuristic topics is always exciting. At a time when automation is the talk of the day, be it in road transport, drones, rail travel and day to day chores such as banking, a discussion on automated ships is only apt.

    Dr. Margareta Holtensdotter Lützhöft, an expert on automation of human-machine relationship gave an interesting presentation during the Silver Jubilee webinar series on “Autonomous Ships – is it a realistic option?”.

    Professor Lützhöft explained the challenges on human technology interaction and the problems of autonomous ships. She concluded by saying that machines and humans teaming up to work together using each other’s strengths will probably be the best option.

    The webinar drew 421 registrations from 30 countries.
    The presentation was followed by a Q&A session moderated by Mr. Ravi Shankar, General Secretary of the ICS Middle East branch.

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  • 23 June, 2020

    Six Live Classrooms available from this week

    The Institute's Online Academy goes live!…

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  • 19 June, 2020

    The Singapore Branch and SG Enable to deliver maritime training for people with disabilities

    ICS-SG is pleased to announce a new training initiative that is supported by SG Enable.

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  • 12 June, 2020

    Another successful webinar for the ICS Middle East branch!

    With 588 registrations from 39 countries, the webinar drew participants from a variety of functions: shipping & logistics, trading, banking & financial institutions and liner operators.…

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  • 20 May, 2020

    Middle East Branch Virtual Open Day Success!

    The first virtual Open Day of the Middle East branch held on 15th May 2020 attracted registrations from 97 participants who were keen to know ICS and its programs.…

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  • 20 May, 2020

    Middle East Silver Jubilee webinar on Dry Bulk Market Outlook was once again a grand success

    Middle East Silver Jubilee webinar on Dry Bulk Market Outlook was once again a grand success…

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  • 19 May, 2020

    BIMCO, Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers and Videotel partner in unprecedented online education collaboration

    BIMCO, Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers and Videotel have partnered to create a high-quality, accessible educational resource to help maritime students across the globe to continue their studies remotely during the coronavirus pandemic   BIMCO (the …

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  • 14 May, 2020

    Middle East Branch webinar - Practical Aspects of Bills of Lading

    As part of the Silver Jubilee Webinar Series, the first online training session on ‘Practical Aspects of Bills of Lading’ was held on 9th May 2020.

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  • 14 May, 2020

    Middle East Branch webinars prove to be a great success!

    The Webinar on 'Covid -19: Disruption in Commodity Trade - Whose baby is it?' conducted by the Middle East Branch of the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers on the 18th of April was a grand success. Over 475 participants from 32 countries registered for the event.…

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  • 14 May, 2020

    Middle East branch conducts another succesful webinar!

    The Middle East branch conducted a webinar on Tanker Market Outlook on 2nd May 2020.

    Once again, the event proved popular among participants from across the globe. 369 participants from 31 countries registered for the event.

    Mr. Mr. Andrew Finn, Partner in Affinity (Shipping) LLP UK, gave a detailed presentation on how the crude and product tanker markets behaved in the recent past. He discussed the demand for storage and its resultant impact in tanker market. The extremely low crude prices has led to very high demand for tankers as storage units taking charter hires to unprecedented levels. The depth of Andrew’s data analysis was spellbinding.

    Mr. Ben Ognibene, Founder CEO of Concord Maritime USA, presented the tanker market outlook from an owner’s perspective. Ben graphically explained the volatility of the tanker market due to conflicts, regulations and mother nature. His analysis on the role of OPEC in the supply of oil and its impact on tanker trade was interesting.

    The webinar was hosted by Mr. Krishnan Subramaniam, President of the ICS Middle East Branch, a veteran in the tanker trade.…

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