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The Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers Head office is hosting a Photo Competition and we would like to invite you to enter.

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Institute honoured for its ongoing commitment in supporting professional maritime education around the world.

The Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers, the maritime industry's only body dedicated to professional education, has won the BIMCO Education and Training Award 2015.

The Institute scooped the award in recognition of its investment in new learning, growth in student and graduate numbers and innovative teaching techniques.

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Recently, the club has received notification of a number of cases related to delivery of container cargo against fraudulent bills of lading in African ports, particularly in Mombasa, Matadi and Nacala.

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In a new update, Gard P&I Club analyzed the implication of the upcoming opening of the new Suez Canal, on global trade. It also cautioned owners on what to watch out for.

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Three years ago, the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers was almost out for the count. Paul Berrill talks to Julie Lithgow about how the organisation got its mojo back.

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Breakbulk Africa is advertised as the region’s premier event focusing on issues relating to break bulk, boasting exciting networking opportunities, professional executive presentations, and focused classes aimed at providing exposure to the breakbulk industry in Africa. The event took place at the Sandton Convention Centre from 16 – 19 February and ICS South Africa was there!

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Group Photo 2015

ICS SA Prep - Student Rep Report

The day of ICS Prep 2015 had finally arrived and as a student who had experienced an ICS Prep weekend before, I can assure you that as much as we were excited, there was still that dreaded little green man in the back of your head reminding you of the first day “Mock Exam”. So even though the first year students by far outnumbered the previously prepped students, you can imagine our instant state of relief when we were informed that the ICS committee had decided to try a year without the exam in order to add an extra lecture to the weekend.

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in Marine Insurance P&I Club News 18/12/2015

A master’s authority to clause bills of lading issued by or on his behalf can sometimes become the cause of disagreement between shippers, charterers and carriers.

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Institute joins IMarEST and the Merchant Navy Training Board to share the story of shipping with primary school children at IMO headquarters London, September 22, 2015.

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Norwegian P&I Club Gard issued an update on South Africa, on the pressing matter of stowaway risk exposure that ship owners are facing.

 

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Students have welcomed the opportunity to sit exams in November, as well as in April and we are excited to increase the subjects on offer for the coming November examinations to the following 12 subjects.

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The West of England is a leading P&I Club. It provides insurance cover for shipowners’ and charterers’ legal liabilities to third parties.

The Club exists solely for the benefit of its Members and provides protection and assistance to safeguard their interests. This service is supported by a network of correspondents, lawyers and technical experts around the world.

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We were very pleased to have Prof Trevor Jones join as for lunch to talk about the “Value Chain of the bunker-supply industry activities of Durban port”.

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