ECASBA Plenary Meeting
A presentation by Dr. Alexander Geisler, coordinator of the Working Group.
An overview of the issues currently under discussion within ECASBA, presented by Jonathan C. Williams FICS, FONASBA General Manager.
A presentation by John A. Foord FICS, ECASBA representative on the steering committee, on the current status of this European ship traffic management project.
A presentation by Hilde Bruggeman, coordinator of the ECASBA Customs & Transit Working Group, on the current status of the Union Customs Code and its impact on ECASBA members.
Chartering & Documentary Committee Plenary Meeting
A presentation by Andrew Jamieson, Claims Director of ITIC, on some of the issues for brokers and agents in identifying a counterparty.
An update on the work of the INTERTANKO Documentary Committee by Michele White, Counsel to INTERTANKO.
A summary of recent activity by BIMCO’s Documentary Committee, presented by Francis Sarre, Chairman of the Committee, and Søren Larsen, Deputy Secretary General.
An introduction to the cabotage regulations in Brazil and their impact on freight movements. Presented by Cleber Lucas of ABAC.
Liner & Port Agency Committee Plenary Meeting
An overview of recent activity and analysis of market trends in the Asia-Pacific Region. Presented by Takazo Iigaki, Regional Vice President for Asia.
An overview of the current status of FONASBA’s Port Procedures Survey initiative, presented by John A. Foord FICS, FONASBA President Designate.
A summary of the results of FONASBA’s recent survey of the status of implementation of the IMO amendments to SOLAS VI, chapter 2. Presented by John A. Foord FICS, FONASBA President Designate.
A presentation on the current state of the Brazilian bulk cargo market, introduced by Marcelo Neri of FENAMAR
The annual review of the state of the container shipping market, introduced by Rodolfo Garcia-Pineiro, Vice Chairman of the Liner & Port Agency Committee.
A summary of recent surveys undertaken by FONASBA on behalf of its members. Presented by Jonathan C. Williams FICS, FONASBA General Manager
A copy of the 2015 Membership Survey is available here