ECASBA PLENARY MEETING
A review by General Manager Jonathan C. Williams FICS of developments in European maritime policy in 2014
A presentation by DG-TAXUD on the proposal to harmonise customs penalties and sanctions across the EU
A summary by Xavier van Engelen of the implications for European customs harmonisation of the “Papismedov” case
A report by FONASBA Education Vice President Capt. Jakov Karmelic on ECASBA’s European education initiatives
A presentation by Lara Tropia of Assagenti Genoa on this new European-funded project for training Italian shipping professionals
A presentation by General Manager Jonathan C. Williams on proposals for ECASBA’s participation in European Shipping Week 2015
A short presentation on the current status of the Directive on Checks on Cargoes of Animal Origin
“Future Challenges for European Ship Agents” – Presentations from the ECASBA discussion panel.
CHARTERING AND DOCUMENTARY PLENARY MEETING
ITIC Claims Director Andrew Jamieson presents his annual review of issues giving rise to claims by shipbrokers.
A presentation by Liner & Port Agency Committee Vice Chairman Rodolfo Garcia Pineiro on the current state of the global container market
A presentation by Michele White, General Counsel to INTERTANKO, on the work of its Documentary Committee over the past year.
A presentation by Liner & port Agency Committee Vice Chairman Nikola Hristov for the L&PA Dry Cargo Discussion Panel
LINER AND PORT AGENCY PLENARY MEETING
A report by FONASBA Regional Vice President Takazo Iigaki on the activities of FONASBA’s Asia Range Committee in 2014
An update on the activities of FONASBA’s Range Committee for the Americas (CIANAM) by Regional Vice President Javier Dulce
A report by Committee Chairman Emil Bandelj on the activities of the actions of FONASBA’s Mediterranean & Black Sea Range Committee
A summary of activity by FONASBA’s Nordic Range Committee, presented by Stefan Lomberg of the Finnish association
An introduction by Richard Morton, Secretary General of the International Port Community Systems Association, on the association and its role in the exchange of shipping data
A summary by Liner & Port Agency Committee Chairman John Foord FICS of the results of a survey amongst FONASBA members of current container weighing facilities and practices ahead of the introduction of mandatory weighing in 2016
Market Sector Reports:
The Ro/Ro Market in Scandinavia – a presentation by Henrik Tidblad of Gothenburg Chartering
The Container Market – a presentation by Dr. Yoram Sebba, President of the Chamber of Shipping of Israel
The Agency Market in Scandinavia – a presentation by Fredrik Hermansson of Greencarriers
SWEDISH ASSOCIATION SEMINAR
A presentation by Carl-Johan Hagman, CEO Shipping, Drilling and Ferries at Stena AB
A presentation by FENAMAR on the location for the 2015 Annual Meeting in Brazil.
A initial presentation by the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers as host nation for the 2016 Annual Meeting.