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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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  • 28 April, 2020

    Celebrating Women in Maritime

    New Blog : Celebrating Women in Maritime…

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  • 16 April, 2020

    Middle East Branch conducts first in series of webinars

    The ICS- Middle East Branch conducted its first webinar of the new series on "Documentary Issues in Shipping - Covid-19" on 11th April 2020. 418 participants from 29 countries registered for the event. The …

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  • 6 April, 2020

    The Greece Branch inaugurates a new season of online Professional Maritime Seminars

    Online Seminars at the Greece Institute Branch starting soon.…

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  • 10 March, 2020

    Institute Director Steps Down

    Institute Director Steps Down…

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  • 25 February, 2020

    West Africa Open Day with CMTD Foundation

    On Saturday 8th February, Rekia Larteykaa Torgbor a student member of the Institute, Founder and CEO of Centre for Maritime Training and Development Foundation hosted the ICS West Africa Branch.…

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  • 25 February, 2020


    The West Africa branch of the Institute had its first meeting and general average party at the Regional Maritime university pool side on 15th February 2020. Fellows, Members and students attended the colourful event.
    Some key issues discussed during the meeting was issues concerning the branch 10th Anniversary celebration and the raising of funds to support library project. The branch also discussed plans of organizing a maritime fun game with future stars charity project (an organization providing education through sports for primary school children within Tema Metropolis) and shipping companies to raise funds for the library project.
    The pool party was full of fun and excitement as members sang, danced and networked among themselves. Potential student who attended also used the opportunity to know more about the Institute and how they can start their exams.

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  • 25 February, 2020

    Humber Branch Social Evening

    Another lovely social evening with the Branch family.…

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  • 15 February, 2020

    East India Branch seminar on "Professionalism in Shipping” on 15 February

    "Professionalism in maritime trade is the need of the hour" - Ravee S Tittei FICS, Chairman, East India Branch…

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Julie Lithgow