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2014 ICS Shipping Seminar

2014 ICS Shipping Seminar was successfully held on 12 September 2014 at Grand Kempinski Hotel, Shanghai Pudong, which was hosted by Institute of Chartered Brokers and sponsored by Andrew Liu & Co Ltd. The seminar focused on promoting professionalism and the future of international shipping industry.

Ms. Julie Lithgow- Director of ICS, Mr. Gary Chen - Director of China NOE P&I Club, Mr. Tony Mason- Associate at Drewry Shipping Consultants, Mr. Ji Wen Yuan - Director of Sea Master; Mr. Ben Zhang - Representative of Maritime London attended the Seminar as speakers, and covered topics of Promoting Shipping Professionalism, Cargo Claims under Time Charterparty, Liner Trade, Bulk Cargo Market and the future of shipping market.

Around 100 representatives from more than 30 shipping companies, ICS members, shipping media such as TradeWinds and Shipping Circles attended the events, as well as the representatives from Lujiazui Finance and Trade Zone Administration of Shanghai.

The event is widely welcomed and supported by ALCO clients. ALCO will be devoted to providing various activities, to keep our clients being updated with the most IN information and having more connections and friends in the industry.

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