Ship Owners and Managers Gather in Singapore
13 October 2014
Ship owners and managers will gather in Singapore next week to examine the strengths of their relationship and consider the state of the global shipping industry during the first International Shipowning and Shipmanagement Summit.
Taking place at the Singapore headquarters of international communications specialist Singtel on October 14, the Summit features thought-provoking presentations from industry leaders representing both the ship owning and ship management sectors.
The International Shipowning and Shipmanagement Summit will consider latest industry developments and international concerns, as well as examining relationships within the shipping chain. Leading ship owners and ship managers will be joined by influential representatives from sectors including ship broking, insurance and chartering for this one-day Summit.
Organised by Shipping Innovation (organisers of the successful London International Shipping Week) the Summit is being held in association with InterManager, the international trade association for third party and in-house ship managers, and will be chaired by InterManager Past President Roberto Giorgi.
The Summit is generously sponsored by Bibby Ship Management, Braemar Shipping Services Plc/Braemar ACM Shipbroking and VideotelTM and is supported by the Singaporean shipping industry including the Singapore Shipping Association whose Honorary Secretary, Esben Poulsson, will deliver the keynote address.
Sean Moloney, Director of Shipping Innovation, who will chair one of the afternoon panel discussions, said: "This Summit provides ship owners and ship managers with the opportunity to hold a microscope to their industry and examine in detail the quality of their relationship and work together to address the challenges which face them. We are looking forward to some thought-provoking debates."